After hearing myself say to my son, “No. We don’t put our hand in the dog’s butt.” and posting said statement on Facebook, I was inspired by my friend Amber to figure out a way to help toddlers answer the more difficult questions in life. Often, when saying to Jack, “Don’t lick that!” or “We don’t show our belly button to total strangers, darling.”, he has a very confused expression on his face. So, after way too much time figuring out how to create flowcharts on free online software, I give you: Flowcharts for Toddlers. The following should be helpful for your child when a challenging situation arises. Good luck!
A few minutes ago, someone rang my doorbell. I will never know who because when my husband is asleep, or not home, and my doorbell rings, I freeze. I slide down in my chair and refuse to move. It’s as if there is a t-rex at my door and if I move, he will find me and eat me. I assume it was someone selling me Jesus or a home security system, but in the back of my mind I can’t help imagining it was a man selling candy from a van who wants to abduct me and my child and take us to his basement and force us to perform show tunes for the next 30 years. This scenario got me thinking about other weird things I do-and I wonder who else does them. Is it so weird? You tell me. Here are some weird things I do: Continue reading