Browsing Tag:toddlers

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Why do all my kid’s Barbies live in a nudist colony?

Recently, Crankles has become obsessed with all things Barbie! Granted, some of this stems from Sissy having a large collection of them and Crankles wanting to be like Sissy. The large reason is because she recently began torturing us with Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse. (Yes, I realize my first paragraph has probably caused some sanctimommies to spontaneously combust...
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When Mama Needs to Re-Fuel

None of us are perfect, and we all end up running on empty or losing our shit now and then. However, it is imperative to find ways to get back on track, to make us happy, to find balance, to move forward. Motherhood is not easy, and we are all doing the best we can
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How Life is Like with Toddlers

Living with a toddler is kinda like living with a pint-sized dictator. Their word is law. It is subject to change, and if you do not tow the line, you will be punished (usually with thrown food or flailing on the ground while screeching in a high-pitched noise).Let's take a look at all the ways I have been awful...
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Remember…I am cute!

Today was one of those trying days. You know the kind...the kind where you wish you had a reset button, but there is none to be found...the kind where you wish you were a million miles away from the mess in front of you. Today was definitely that day.Miss Crankles is on a sleep strike...again. She will not nap....
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To all the moms of young explorers

It is then that I need to remember that this stage is so short. She will not be like this forever. The world is so new to her still. She just wants to explore. She wants to see this beauty that I take for granted. She wants to see "treasures" and imagine that they are something super cool instead...
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What is it with kids and poop?

After a nice relaxing time having coffee with friends, I come home to Crankles waking up from her nap. Her dad brings her down to me to nurse, and immediately I smell poop. My husband lacks a sense of smell, so he didn't know. Then I realize she smells pretty fragrant with it, which is when I see her...
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Toddler Logic

(Figured it is also time to bring back Wordful Wednesday...Besides, I take way too many pictures to keep them to myself.)Why yes, this is a My Little Pony eating a bowl of Cheerios. Why is her head buried in the bowl? Well apparently, Miss Crankles (the Toddler formerly known as Sweet Pea) decided that she was NOT going to...
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