20 Minutes of Freedom, or Why I’m OK with Screen Time

Most of the shows my son likes to watch last about 20 minutes. He gets bored pretty quickly and will usually watch just one episode before yelling "The end!" And turning it off. For a mom with a toddler that doesn't nap, those 20 minutes are incredibly valuable. I can use this time to take … Continue reading 20 Minutes of Freedom, or Why I’m OK with Screen Time

My Top 5 Daily #MomFail Moments

Every day starts off with grand intentions. He's going to eat all his breakfast! Then we brush teeth! Serious potty training starts now! Then it takes about two minutes into the morning for it to all go to hell and I'm giving the kid M&Ms for breakfast just so I can sit for a minute … Continue reading My Top 5 Daily #MomFail Moments

Raising Darth Vader

Ever get worried that you're raising a future Darth Vader? Or even worse, a Kylo Ren? Sure, we all go through our villain moments, but I'm still on the good side and have hopes of raising a sweet little super hero. So tonight in the bath, that sweet little future hero turns to me, lowers … Continue reading Raising Darth Vader

Being a parent made me a big liar

I feel like I'm an honest person. Or, at least, I was until I had a child. Now we can't play with the skateboard "because it's resting," the playground was closed today for some strange reason and we are Seriously all out of cookies. This is just the tip of my iceberg of my lies … Continue reading Being a parent made me a big liar

Just a little patience, yeahhhh

It's hard to pee with so many around. You know I don't like going poop in a crowd ... (GnR will never be the same now lol) I think I get a gold star patience award for having a 20 min discussion about why it isn't cool to poop your pants and then hang out … Continue reading Just a little patience, yeahhhh