My dear Calamity A, You’re four. The Threenager is gone, and I’m finding it hard to believe. I’m not one for nostalgia, most of the time, but I can’t stop myself from reminiscing back to those early weeks and months, when you were the tiniest, fiercest thing we had ever seen. You still are. Did […]
I think I’ve mentioned this already, but a few weeks back, I went camping with my family. And 5 other families. It’s an annual trip that we’ve been taking, in various incarnations, for close to 10 years now. We missed last year’s trip, because baby C was born the day before. We had reserved our […]
I remember reading, in some university-level developmental psychology text book, that toddlers have a natural tendency toward obsessive compulsive behaviours. It’s a natural thing that they go through, as their brains work through a certain stage (wow, aren’t you impressed with my retention of that course? Ha!), and you’re supposed to just go with it. […]
Ladies and gentlemen, we are on day 12 of our Whole30! Not an issue in sight, actually. Occasionally, I think we aren’t eating quite enough food at lunch, but mostly, we are both noticing we feel less bloated. But we’re both currently exhausted, which may be Whole30-related, or just because, you know, total lack of […]
Having a threenager, and surviving, is all about learning to read the unpredictable predictability that is your child’s behaviour. Total gobbledygook, I know. In English, parenting a threenager is about anticipating when the shit is going to hit the fan next. We don’t always know why our kidlets are about to lose their minds (let’s […]
It’s that time of week, again! When I get to share with you all the ridiculous, hilarious things that are actually said out loud in our household. You just can’t make this shit up.
Ohhhh, what a week. Here are some choice moments, from my crazy household to yours. The Threenager, running to the potty: I feel like I have to pee! Me: That’s great! Go pee! Go pee! The Threenager: I want to watch a show while I’m peeing. The Husband: Why don’t you try peeing first, and […]