It's an age that is pushing me a little too hard lately. An age that has me parenting in a way I'm not very fond of.
DON'T YOU EVER!!!
GET OFF YOUR SISTER!!
So help me if you...
And I'm lucky if all I'm doing is yelling.. Shrieking is more like it some of the time. And I hate that I can't stay calm. I hate that reasoning doesn't work fast enough. I hate that hollering at the top of my lungs is the only thing that will stop him some times.
I remind myself I'm not alone (thank god I have other friends with trying three year olds ;) and I am regularly amused by this Bill Cosby but that amalah posted recently :
And it's certainly not all bad. The "I love you mommy"s and the "I want to sit on your lap and cuddle" and the hilarious things that come out of his mouth make it all worthwhile.
Could you not eat this kid up? (well, when he's not smothering his siblings with love, leaving the house alone or making a general pain in the ass-ness of himself of course)
(This is the version we listen to five million times a day - and download a copy to help with relief in Haiti.)
Monday, March 22, 2010