Lately it seems like all I do is yell. I have two volumes: silence and yelling. I don't know if it's because the kids' behavior is getting increasingly worse (or should I say difficult rather than worse?) or if my patience is running particularly thin these days, but yelling has become the new normal. I … Continue reading What the Yell
You may have noticed but I am obsessed with my children's sleep. I've only been blogging for two years but I venture to say that roughly 30% of my posts are sleep related. I can't help it. Sleep affects EVERYTHING. My mood, the kids' mood, the cleanliness of our house, the amount of online shopping … Continue reading Nap No More?
All of a sudden, my stage five clinger has totally turned on me. Since birth, Olivia has been all about mommy all the time. However, whether it's my stern, mommy-don't-play-that attitude or the fact that she's just grown bored of me, Dad is totally fetch right now. A part of me is a little hurt. … Continue reading Daddy’s Girl
Two weeks ago I started penning a blog post called "The Not-So-Terrible-Twos" Olivia was enjoying a hot streak of not being an asshole and I fell for it hook, line, and sinker. Let's be real. Two is a bear of an age, which why it's referred to as terrible. Two-year olds are emotionally unstable, hangry 99% of … Continue reading The Two-Faced Twos
Hello. My name is Lynn and my kid is the brute of his play group. I won't say bully because he's two and that's just plain silly. It's not malicious and it's not pre-meditated, but he is a tall, lean pushing machine. And it's frustrating for me because he totally has a list of priors. … Continue reading Hide Yo Kids, Hide Yo Snacks