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Taking My Son To A Public Bathroom In 34 Easy Steps

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You know how much I loathe public bathrooms, and that’s just using them myself.  Add to this taking one of my kids to a public bathroom and things become very complicated. Therefore a set routine outlined below allows them to leave the house without fear of having to number one or two... okay a little fear but that’s mostly from me.   Sigh Ask “how badly do you need to go?” Sigh again when the response is always “so badly it’s gonna come out!” Remove all excess clothing, hat, … [Read more...]

Vacation Hangover

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  I’m suffering from a vacation hangover. You know the kind. All the frenzy of getting ready for vacation; rushing around, packing, and tying up all the loose ends before we leave. When we finally met our destination I fell into the usual lazy vacation coma where that constant buzzing in my ear of “what’s next?, what’s next?, what’s next?” disappears. Even my small addictions are forgotten on vacation, adhering to the schedule, my phone, who’s brushed their teeth this morning.  I fell … [Read more...]

Couple Time For Couples With No Time

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A year ago Award Winning Dad and I agreed to have one date night a month. To some it may seem like not enough, to others an “impossibility”. The goal was to try, and we did. January was cancelled because the kids were sick. February we went out twice (yippeeee!!!) to make up for the missed night in January, and come March our goal fell of the rails. Standing ovation to parents who make date night work, for us we have to improvise and as such I have some suggestions for you. Netflix: We can’t … [Read more...]

30 Things My Two Year Old Can Get Away With In Public

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Pee his pants Pooping in his pants Smelling like poop and that’s okay Say he pooped to everyone in the room and everyone thinks he’s cute for doing so Wiping his nose with his sleeve Wiping his nose on my sleeve Falling asleep Pointing Pointing and laughing Undressing Crawling on the floor Crawling on the table Grabbing Poking Confidently walking around with marker, snot, food, etc. on his face Screaming Whispering Spitting out food he doesn’t like Announcing … [Read more...]