Mealtimes With My Two Year Old

I expressed recently in Life With a Toddler…  Is A Rollercoaster how my two year old toddler mealtimes were chaotic.  At the time I wrote this post, I was at the highest point of tension with meals.  We experienced various forms of expression during grace, he’d rather discuss all of the other things he would rather be eating than what I’ve prepared.  Flying food was almost inevitable.  A short few days later, I changed my attitude.  I stopped fighting.

I have new mealtime habits: Continue reading


Mommy Humour

I was reading a bloggers list of things she sometimes wishes she never taught her children; check her out she seems very funny.  I remain very amused with:

12.  How to tell time. (I sometimes* ache for the days I could say “It’s bedtime!” at 5:30.)

Humour is often strongest when we can relate it to our own lives and yes, this one applies!  My husband arrives home later so our dinners are too so it will be 5:40, a tense dinner because our toddler has decided he’d like to make it a screaming dinner or throw or dump food and I can recall looking up at the clock in desperation thinking, we can be in the bath at 6:00!