Whoever came up with the idea of offering play structures at McDonalds and Chick-fil-a’s was a marketing genius, let me tell you. It’s an absolute godsend for parents of toddlers to finally eat a meal in peace. Problem is, I don’t want to spend the next several years only eating at McDonalds every time we […]Read More When Your Kids Are Obnoxious in Restaurants
I used to be astounded by how parents could always make sense of the incomprehensible word garbage coming out of their toddlers’ mouths. Some kid would scream “PTHWAAAAAAAACK,” his mom would hand him a glass of water and my mind would be blown by her translating superpowers. How did she DO that!? But now that I’m a parent, I understand […]Read More The Monkeys Put Toyotas in Our Pasta
Every once in a while, we long-suffering bloggers check our WordPress stats and are thrilled by a sudden explosion of new views or followers. That’s probably the most awesome thing that can happen to bloggers when checking out our stats, but a close second has got to be finding out the search terms people used to find our blogs. […]Read More Do Bubbles Really Cause Obesity?
As many of you probably know, there’s a large number of disgruntled guys on the internet who have their panties in a bunch about the new Ghostbusters movie, due to its female cast. These guys seem convinced that letting women play ghostbusters would mean nothing is left in the masculine toolbox: Open your eyes to the Feminazi conspiracy, folks! If people start thinking pretend women […]Read More My Ghostbuster Confession
One of the best parts of parenting is how accomplished your kids make you feel. My kids are blown away by me tying my shoes all by myself and think I’m one of the greatest comediennes in the world. Course, it doesn’t take much. When they were babies, all I had to do was put a random object […]Read More Don’t You Dare Bring Up The Mermaids
Toddler obsessions can be strange and mysterious. Like lately, Brontë has been consumed by the significance of the bathroom in which you choose to pee. So, for example, if Brontë is out somewhere with her dad, she will absolutely flip out about him taking her to the bathroom. Because that would mean peeing in a boy’s bathroom, which is […]Read More My Daughter’s Fixation on Bathroom Identity
As a parent, I really appreciate well-written shows for kids. Because it expands my kids’ minds and provides them quality entertainment? Well… sure. But if I can be brutally honest for a moment, I also care about having to also watch whatever my kids are watching. Which is why my kids have never, ever seen an episode […]Read More 5 Weird Kid Shows That Won’t Bore You to Tears
Parenting is full of surprises. Some aren’t happy (like finding out you’ll never, ever get to pee by yourself again), whereas others are the hidden gems that make all the late-night wake-ups and surprise wall art worth the hassle. My kids, for example, are incredibly entertaining. Afraid I’d forget, I started writing down the hilarious things they […]Read More Funny Things My Kids Said This Week