Ramblings

Do Pediatricians Pierce Ears? Yes, But Read This First!! (Our Experience)

I was looking through some photographs of when my daughter was little and realized I had forgotten to write a post about her getting her ears pierced. It's a controversial subject, I know, but I thought I'd share our experience so others may benefit ...

TODDLER VS BABY: What is the difference between a toddler and a baby?

Having successfully navigated through several children (and still going),  I realized that there were many changes. The differences are fairly subtle in some cases, although dramatic in others. After all, both babies and toddlers like to be held, ...

I Blame It On The Sweet Tarts!

After my recent car accident, I have some little nuggets of wisdom I would like to impart to you, my dear friends along with some general musings and probably a rant or two.  The kiddos and I were in a car accident a few months ago, thanks to some ...

11 Somewhat Surprising Items Toddlers Break, Destroy, and Misplace

While my children have certainly slowed down their path of destruction as they have gotten older, there is still no shortage of things they have managed to destroy in their short little lives.  I’ve read numerous parenting magazines, and countless ...

Helping My Toddler Adjust To Older Sibling Starting School!

School: for some, a nightmare to even think about. For others, like yours truly, a prime opportunity to shove my extroversion down the throats of anyone within arm’s reach. That being said, from the time I found out what school even was, I couldn’t ...

Losing my Dignity

Motherhood, what have you done to me?  I wrote this post a little while ago about the things I just never thought I would do as a parent.  There is one more little nugget of information that I thought about just the other day as I was peeing in the ...

How Do Toddlers Show Affection, Unprompted

Unprompted.  I’m not even sure if unprompted is a real word, but it is for purposes of this here blog post. I love my turkeys with all of my being.  They are growing so fast and saying new things every day that just shakes me to the core. ...

How Not To Ruin Your Kids Birthday Party

A toddler birthday party can be a terrifying experience, especially if you are the parent crazy enough to host 20 little rugrats plus a parent or two, at your home.  If you choose to go this route, please, for the love of all that is holy, pay ...

11 Things I Never Thought I Would Do As A Parent

I’ve been on a list kick the past several days. What can I say, lists rock? So here you go The ten things I never thought I would do as a parent. 1. Help my son pee, standing up. At the park. On a tree. But when a 3-year-old has to go, he has ...

Do Blackout Curtains Really Work? Special Ordered vs. Amazon

My husband is getting really tired of me re-telling the Saga of the Curtains over and over again, and could probably do without my calling him at work to rant about my latest soy purchase debacle, so I'm posting it here. Let's begin with the ...

Allergic To Milk! Great. What the hell do I feed my kid now?

Today? Is dead to me. Seriously, I cannot remember the last time I had a day quite this bad. It began this morning around 4 am when I had a panic attack of epic proportion. For no reason what-so-ever, I became convinced that the baby had ...

Cloth Diapers – Breaking Them In

We've finally gotten the swing of the cloth diapering down over here. I discovered a few things in the first couple of days: Disposables had made me lazy about changing my kid. The biodegradable inserts could not stand up to the onslaught of ...

Dear Squeezy Pouches

Dear Squeezy Fruit and Vegetable Pouches, Can I begin by declaring my undying love for you? I know this is a bit forward; we've only known one another a few days past a week. In fact, until just two weeks ago I didn't even know you existed. Let ...

Curious Kids (My Turkeys) vs. Paper Shredder

Just when you think your kids are old enough to know better, they go a pull a stunt like this to prove that they will continuously attempt to drive you batshit crazy for the rest of your life.   My apologies for the poor quality, but you get the ...

Closet Cloth Diaper Hoarder

In anticipation of the Great Cloth Diaper Change this Saturday, I wanted to share with my readers why some mamas use cloth diapers. Below you will find a guest post from Andrea of One Tomorrow at a Time. Without further ado, here’s Andrea’s post:    ...

Cloth Diaper Tales
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