Good mom, terrible person.

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Did I just threaten my three-year old with diarrhea? Yes. Did she wash her hands? Also yes. Sometimes you have to speak truth to power.

Toddler Mind Control

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You could call it “affirmation” or something; I just call it surprisingly effective.

The Right Amount

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Toddlers: Can’t consistently count to ten, but can instantly tell they need one more cheerio.

Oh, snap.

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Nothing like a toddler to boost your self-esteem.

Parenting Russian roulette.

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I know, I know, “Little Lion Man” with a three year old in the house is a foolish risk. But it’s such a good song!

Parenting goal: achieved.

 

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I was worried I hadn’t been singing enough Rolling Stones, but look! Sometimes persistence pays off. And then sometimes it backfires.

Micromanagement

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Didn’t she read the management books? Doesn’t she know that truly effective delegation allows subordinates to make independent judgment calls?

Know Thyself

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Know thyself. Mostly because thy stress level about thy children may lessen.