When your kid goes #2 in the potty for the very first time.
Kid, midway through a day at the zoo: “My shoe is gone. It’s been gone for awhile.”
Four words: weekend away, no kids.
Asking a kid to put on their own shoes when they don’t want to.
Teacher: I really enjoy teaching your son. You can tell he loves to learn and comes from a great home.
Accidentally making eye contact with a baby who was juuuuuuust about to finally fall asleep.
When you throw caution to the wind and let the kids skip their naps.
Daylight Savings Time surprises me biannually with its awfulness. Pre-kid, DST is annoying. You have an extra cup of coffee or try to go to bed a little earlier. Post-kid? DST is the kind of thing for which Dante needs to invent another circle of H-E-double-hockey-sticks in his Inferno. If you, like me, are muttering … More Why Daylight Savings Time is Every Parent’s Nightmare
Cooked dinner that the whole family actually liked, and it didn’t involve a single nugget.
Random stranger: “Yeah, you should have that mole checked out.” Isn’t getting older awesome? 2. When you realize that the super odd kid from your high school went to Harvard Law, has published three books, started an African NGO, and is running for Congress. Oh YEAH? Well, I… ate a kale salad today instead of … More 10 Times Sesame Street Perfectly Described Life as a 30-Something