Chasing Ri and Bo

What All Those Parenting Books Aren’t Telling You About Potty Training

There should be a support group for parents struggling with potty training their little humans. I imagine it would be called Potty Training Anonymous and would consist of frazzled mothers, strung out on caffeine, sitting in a circle drinking boxed wine, while sharing war stories about their toddler’s toilet habits. My story would go like… Continue reading What All Those Parenting Books Aren’t Telling You About Potty Training

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Why the Little White Lies I tell My Children Aren’t Going to Hurt Them

I’d like to preface what I am about to say by stating that I am actually a brutally honest person. You can rest assured that 99 percent of the time, if you ask me something, I will shoot it to you straight. That being said, parenting little humans is ridiculously hard, both physically and emotionally.… Continue reading Why the Little White Lies I tell My Children Aren’t Going to Hurt Them

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A Mother’s Rendition of the Twelve Days of Christmas

December is usually filled with holiday cheer and laughter, hot cocoa by the fire, Christmas tree trimming, and anxious children awaiting Santa’s arrival. This year however, December has brought my family some unwanted, and unpleasant, gifts. So, to try and get back into the holiday spirit, here is a more realistic rendition of the “Twelve… Continue reading A Mother’s Rendition of the Twelve Days of Christmas