Don't just live in the world
Header

To the ladies at the Goulbourn Pool

June 15th, 2012 | Posted by Amy Boughner in #ToddlerLife | Parenting | Personal - (Comments Off on To the ladies at the Goulbourn Pool)

I took the kid swimming and she wasn’t too happy about getting out of the pool. We got to the change room and I wrapped her in a towel, she said she was cold. When I told her it was time to get dressed she didn’t want to take off her swimsuit. When I wrestled …
Read more

One of the hardest things about failing in my weight loss is starting over again from a higher number. Sometimes I’m angry and sometimes it all feels pointless because this is where I end up every time I try. Today my daughter had soccer. We have her in a soccer and T-ball class for the …
Read more

We were switching from the red car to the blue car because we needed more space for some things we were picking up for my Grandfather. She prefers the red car and was already grumpy so I knew I would have a fight on my hands. I tried to explain why we were switching cars …
Read more

We got our errands done and we went to visit Gramps and she was a good girl the whole way through. I didn’t even have a fight to get her dressed once I pulled out that purple and blue dress. We got home and she helped Grandma plant some flowers. She listened and followed the …
Read more

Like a weed

May 28th, 2012 | Posted by Amy Boughner in #ToddlerLife | Parenting - (Comments Off on Like a weed)

We’ve been re-doing the backyard all weekend (and when I say we, I mostly mean Joe). Pulling out weeds, moving rocks, pulling out eight dead cedar trees, filling in dirt and getting ready for the garden we promised the kid she would have. The grass is dead in parts and Joe has had to mow …
Read more

When we were having some issues with the kid – two hour long bedtimes, mainly – we saw a pediatrician and his best advice was to pick your fights. Some things just aren’t as important to you as a parent as other things and you can let some stress go by letting the kid have …
Read more

Copy Protected by Tech Tips's CopyProtect Wordpress Blogs.