“If you cannot follow directions, you cannot be around others. If you cannot follow directions, I will put you in your room.” He stands motionless. Baby attached to my back, I move to lift him. He goes boneless and slinks to the ground. With another threat, he demands that I help him stand. I quietly walk away and retrieve the garden hose. I, in my infinite wisdom, choose that moment to start watering our newly seeded lawn. Spraying dangerously close to my tantruming toddler, my heart urges me to go ahead and soak the little sucker. But with his shrieks of, “Mommy! WET!” my brain tells me to shut it down.
Let me preface this post by giving thanks to everyone who took the time to reach out to me after my last posting on the hardships of motherhood. I sincerely appreciate your love and support. I ask that you continue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers. After reading this post, do not feel […]
I think it’s safe to say that the “Terrible Twos” have arrived early in our house. My darling Bug is, overall, a very happy, easy kid. Comparatively, he’s more flexible and easy going than other children his age. However, over the past few weeks, he has had subtle shifts in habits. My child who has […]
Just last week I actually took the time to make a note in my gratitude journal, the one that I haven’t touched in over a year. I had been feeling especially grateful for some time so I wanted to document that feeling. I am thankful for a little boy who does not fight naps. I […]