Archive of ‘let’s get rude’ category

Your kids are gross


Your children are gross, and I want nothing to do with them. I know how harsh that sounds. Before I had kids, I would have said, “Kids are beautiful! Sure, they get a little snotty and have dirt under their fingernails, but that’s just kids being kids.” Now that I have children of my own, […] Read more…

Stop. Just stop.


I think we all just need to chill out a little. I’m glad people care about children’s well-being, but we need to take it down a notch. There are some decisions parents make that do not adversely affect anyone, including the child, yet everyone feels the need to share their own stupid opinions on it. […] Read more…

The thing about yelling


There is an article that has gone viral about not yelling at kids. It’s everywhere. It has tons of “likes” and “shares.” The author talks about how she decided to stop yelling at her children (four boys ages 5 and younger). She says yelling made her the mommy she didn’t want to be and she […] Read more…

Baby love


I think there’s a huge baby myth that needs debunking. The myth is that you will fall in love with your baby right away. On some level, you love your kid in that you instinctively care for them. But as far as being crazy in love from the get-go? That’s not a hard and fast […] Read more…

Well, bust my buffers.


Hold on to your britches. I can’t believe I’m going to say this: Our lives have changed for the better because of Thomas (the train, not Jefferson. In case that’s where you thought I was going with this). I have written in the past about Monster’s tantrums over the little blue train and his multi-colored, […] Read more…

Sorry, Bones.

8 weeks old little airedale terrier puppy dog ready for travelling

What is it about having children that makes you hate your pet? It’s so sad. And it is incredibly unfair. But many days, I want to open the front door, hand my dog a bindle of bones and send her on her way. Before the kids came along, Mona was loved like she was our […] Read more…

Cute is a relative term.


So, I have something to say, and it probably will make me a little unpopular. There’s no good way to say it, so I’ll just come out with it. I mean, I’m not going to sugarcoat it. So here it goes. To me, newborn babies aren’t really that cute. Look, my kids are the most […] Read more…

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