How to get your toddler out the door in the morning

A while back, I complained about the toddler tantrums at my house. I got a lot of great ideas and suggestions from friends. I also got sympathy, which was just as meaningful. 🙂 Sometimes it’s nice to know you aren’t on an island by yourself. Especially when it comes to finding a solution to something … Continue reading How to get your toddler out the door in the morning

Dealing with toddler tantrums

I see people talk about how three’s are worse than two’s. And then I wonder how I’ll survive the age of three. I rationalize with myself by convincing myself that Maximus started his three’s early. He’s got a couple more weeks of age two, but the unreasonableness has been going on for a while now. His moods … Continue reading Dealing with toddler tantrums

Managing expectations

Bryan and I spend a lot of time talking about managing expectations. It’s become a good foundation for our everyday lives. It’s much easier to deal with “disturbances” when you know they are coming. For instance, if I’m planning on cooking a meal when I get home from work it’s easier to manage the boys … Continue reading Managing expectations