You know you're the parent of a toddler when . ..
. . . you automatically put everything breakable or important on something higher than 3 feet.
. . . if you can't find your keys, you look in any available shoes first.
Share some of your own!
Wife to one amazing husband , SAHM to DS 10/09, DS 10/19, one furbaby , and lots of !
Yes! Even at other people's houses I pretty much do a scan and start moving things as soon as we get there. I'm sure they have a great time rearranging things after we leave.
...you schedule all appointments and visits so that they don't interfere with nap time
...you need a big purse to carry the obligatory snack/drink/toy to distract with in
You have strange rules in your house such as - "No throwing the cat at mommy."
...you slow down while driving past firehouses to look for firetrucks even when your toddler isn't in the car.
...you get all the way to work without realizing you never switched off the toddler CD after dropping your toddler off at preschool.
... When you start talking to your pets as if they were toddlers: "no thank you, kitty" or "I'll give you food in a minute, pumpkin"
... You and your spouse use toddler lingo in that precious hour of wakefulness after toddler bedtime
And GD tactics during arguments!
At home amongst the redwoods with my husband and my son, born 7/5/11, and #2 due in October 2015 Instant CNM, just add !
Married 12/08 to Chilean DH and mama to DD 2/2/10. We're a bilingual home and we and
Expecting #2 in late June!
...you sit with her for 10+ minutes in the bathroom waiting for her to do something into the toilet, and smell poop in her diaper 1 minute after you put it on.
May God bless you and His Blessed Mother Mary keep you! :-)
Momma-ing the Muffin since October 2011!
... You panic at the absence of your child in the grocery cart before you remember she's in the carrier right on your chest.
you decide to do a few dishes while hes happily playing with his train tracks...then return not but 3 minutes later to find him coloring his penis blue with an ink pen.......(not fun to wash off)
Sounds like something my little one would do... and thankfully hasn't thought of it yet! lol
You get to chase your child around the house. You keep on arranging the books on the shelf since our kids keep on getting them. You tend to watch Barney or any other cartoons with them :)!
Beautiful life it is :)!
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