How To Give A Toddler Medicine

Syringe - a medical instrument used to inject fluids into the body or draw them from it.See how easy that sounds?1.2.3. -Boom- Medical fluids are given and all should be well. So why is it when my 2 year old sees this magical piece of instrument, he screams bloody murder and run for cover? The sight of this little thing gives him the chills....more

Stereotypes Of A Single Mother

*Sigh*The looks of sympathy or pity I receive are endless. I'm going to be honest, it's kind of annoying.Yes, I am a single mother and NO I did not choose to be one. I wanted a family for my son, like any other mother would want. Life didn't work out the way I wanted it to be and that's that. Life goes on.What I hate are the stereotypes that come with being a single mother. Such as:...more

Things I said I Would Never Do As A Mother

I remember a time before my son that I have said, "Oh! I would NEVER do that with my child". HA!!! Never say never!! As I sit back and think of SO many things that I said I would NEVER do, guess what! I ended up doing!! So you know what, never is not in my vocabulary anymore! I have spoke my never-ness into reality!...more

So When Are You Going To Have Another One?

So, when are you going to have another one? I get asked that time to time and to be honest I do not want another one. There I said it!Okay, well, maybe i'll have to think about it.....I thought about it, I'm good with the one I have. If I do have another child it would be for little man, I feel obligated to give him a sibling. I don't want him to be an only child. Now, not saying I am going to run off and get pregnant because I want AJ to have a sibling because as much as I would love to give him one I am perfectly okay with waiting. No rush here, I promise!...more

Holy Crap! It's Potty Time!

I've been potty training little man for a while, roughly about 2 months now. We started when he was 17 months because he was showing signs. When he pooped in his pamper he was kind enough to go grab a pamper and give it to mommy. I smiled and said "Hell Yes!" We are on a new stage and it will be fun....more

Why Are We Fighting About Co-Sleeping Again?

For the past 16 months, my son has been co sleeping with me.Oh no, you'll never get him out of your bed they said. Yes, your right, he won't get out of my bed and to be honest I am perfectly fine with it.I've heard stories about co sleeping with your child and how some people think it shouldn't be done and how others are okay with it. To be honest. I don't care how other parents sleep with their child. It's really up to them and what they are most comfortable with. Who am I to tell them different? I co sleep with my son....more