One More Chat, Mama

The bedtime routine is nearing its end. I can see the finish line! I can see my glass of wine, waiting for me in the kitchen down below.I lean in for the last kiss and wait for it. I know it’s coming, as it does almost every night.“One more chat, Mama?”It’s what my almost three-year-old asks of me nightly....more

Eight Times Having a Toddler Was Like Lord of the Flies

Hands up who's read Lord of the Flies? (Hand down, Dad, I read your school copy of the book: two pages of the whole book were annotated.) Those who did read the whole book: has anyone noticed their house has gone just a little bit Lord of the Flies since having a toddler? (If you've never read Lord of the Flies, but still want to know if this applies to you: essentially, if your life has started to occasionally resemble a dystopian chaos run by toddlers, this applies to you.)Here are eight times having a toddler was like Lord of the Flies....more

The Mom Vibe

      Welcome all to the Mom Vibe! I'm a mom of a wonderful 3 year old girl named Ava. I have set off to create a one stop resource guide for moms from DIY to recipes to homeopathic remedies and much much more. Come check me out at themomvibe.wordpress.com. ...more

6 Videos for Teaching Calming Methods to Young Kids

Having a two-year-old in the house means we spend a fair amount of time watching kids cartoons. Most of our favorites are on PBS Kids. Sesame Street and Elmo still rule in our house. While watching, I've recently noticed a few segments that are clearly influenced by mindfulness and mindful breathing. Lovable characters demonstrating belly breathing is a great way to introduce mindfulness practice to young kids....more

This is Why You Should Never Make Assumptions

Sibling fighting can get the best of me.Knowing it's a huge trigger, I've been working at keeping my cool when the sh*t starts to hit the fan.Today's scenario:Big brother chucking little brother off the bathroom stool while washing up after lunch....more

The 8 Stages of Toddler Naps (As Experienced By New Parents)

A normal day is 24 hours long. A day with a toddler is around 48. So, naptime is essential for all parties involved. When your baby can't fight it anymore and the magic moment happens, the feelings you feel are so real. As a new parent, here are seven stages of emotion you will move through when your toddler finally goes down for a nap. ...more
GoFashionDeals I'm so glad you liked it!! I'm still learning how to handle nap-times, even ...more

She's Not an Asshole, She's a Toddler

I got a sippy cup thrown in my face because the water I put in it was too "old" for my two-year-old daughter. She insisted that she needed "new water." Not being sure where I could find water newer than the stuff from the tap, I told her that she was wrong and that what I was offering was in fact "new." For the next 30 minutes, she threw herself around while I stood there baffled and losing my patience. ...more
Tina L Porter baby shaming?!!! LOL wow!more

'Come On, Guys': The Ten Funniest Things The Toddler Said Last Week

In what may become a new feature (if The Toddler continues to be funny this week), Silly Mummy presents ten of the funniest things The Toddler said last week (and a word from The Baby).So, without further ado, Silly Mummy gives you The Toddler:1. On The Baby, plans ofThe Toddler is watching The Baby crawl out of the room: 'The Baby busy. The Baby go shops.' (Oh good: we need milk.) The Baby returns to the room seconds later. The Toddler announces: 'The Baby not go shops. Baby want tea cup.' (No milk, then. Good luck with that tea, The Baby.)...more
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