Get Pumped Up!

My youngest plays DJ on the morning ride to school. She’s six.  This is her playlist: Shakira: Try Everything The Greatest Showman: This is Me Pink: Just Like Fire Sing!: Johnny’s I’m Still Standing I asked her this week why she picked these songs and her response was “Because I’m going to go to school … Continue reading Get Pumped Up!

Lessons in Parenthood

I’ve mentioned before that I’ve had some of the roughest weeks with P lately.  Everything is a power struggle.  Dinner time in particular has been horrific.  She doesn’t want to eat. She doesn’t want to use utensils.  But, put a piece of cake in front of her and she can eat like an aristocrat with … Continue reading Lessons in Parenthood

Defiance

I don’t know why my life feels so busy lately. At night, when I usually write I’m exhausted. I’ve been sleeping more…. like 10-12 hrs a night. One reason could be because P has been a handful.  Terrible twos are nothing compared to the attitude 3 brings.  Her defiance is shocking.  I know she’s teething … Continue reading Defiance

Little Sayings

The fears continue. It’s back to the drawing board. In the past every sleeping success I’ve had with P has been through transitions. I baby step to get to the desired behavior and I feel I’m starting from scratch again.  I’m frustrated. We went from falling asleep in 10 minutes, without my presence to needing me … Continue reading Little Sayings