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
Today is a special day. Today is the day that we have finally made significant strides in our quest to potty-train Riley! We couldn’t be more proud of her, even if we tried. It’s been a long road, filled with tears, poop, stickers, potty charts, and lots and lots of treats. As I was packing… Continue reading No Sweeter Words…
The first signs of spring are always a welcomed sight to Vermonters. The birds are chirping, the lake is thawing, and the below zero temperatures are just a faint, distant memory. Though I am jumping for joy with the rest of the pasty-white citizens of this gorgeous state, I am also starting to worry about… Continue reading Sandy beaches or hazardous waste pits?
If I had to pick one thing that causes me the most anxiety on a daily basis, it would be the thought of using public restrooms. I say “thought,” because I rarely ever use them. The situation has to be dire in order for me to even consider this as an option. I get it,… Continue reading Public Restrooms – Oh, the Horror.