25 Real-Life, Tear-Inducing Toddler Problems


Parenting

Trying to understand why a toddler is upset is often a futile endeavor. Simple daily events that usually go unnoticed can suddenly induce tears, terror, screams, angry outbursts or any combination thereof. Then the same issue will cause no response whatsoever the next time it happens. I wish grown-up problems were as simple as these. Sometimes […]

January 12, 2015

A Rant: Where are the Changing Tables?


Parenting

Before reading, know that this I was laughing as I wrote this…humor is a parent’s best weapon. Usually if we end up running late at mealtime, we make something quick at home. I do not consider fast food to be healthy, cost effective, or a preferable meal choice, so we limit fast food to one or two visits […]

July 7, 2014

Sometimes You Just Need to Laugh


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

As a parent, there are some things your children do where you just need to laugh. It may not really be appropriate in the moment but as you think about it later, these moments DESERVE laughter. And yes, some of this laughter may be at your children’s expense. Here is one example. At least once a week my son will […]

June 18, 2014