In my nearly 10 years of parenting young children I have watched a lot of kids tv shows. A LOT. From Barney and beyond, you name it, and chances are one of my four kids has been obsessed with it and I most likely can sing the theme song in my sleep (and probably do most nights). The thing is, all children’s shows are not created equal. Some are just SO MUCH MORE ANNOYING than the others. Let’s break it down and find out the most annoying, shall we?
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Mama said there’d be days like this…
Picture it: four kids, one of whom has the flu, two of whom need to be on a bus in approximately nine minutes. Lunches packed: zero. Breakfasts made: 1. Bedrooms cleaned: 0. Teeth brushed: HA! One child with hair that resembles some sort of nest, one child dumping a dog’s full water dish onto the floor, one mom about to LOSE. IT.
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I’m always in constant edit mode as far as making things more streamlined in my life as a parent, which is why I LOVE Parent Hacks and I have a total mom crush on Asha Dornfest, the creator of the website ParentHacks.com.
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Announcing another great Mamatoga Mother’s Day Giveaway! Picture it, you and your own mom, or you and your child, spending a beautiful spring day painting and creating art together at Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio! Oh and the best part? There are SIX different paintings to choose from! Click through to read more and enter now!
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There is a time period when your children are little when you might just find yourself telling the teeniest of little white lies just to make things run a bit smoother. This is usually the same time period when you can spell things out right in front of them which is then quickly followed by the realization that that time period is over FOREVER. It is a brief little boost for the toddler parent side, take advantage of it while you can…
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On the day your child is born, something is born in the mother as well. Sometimes it goes undiscovered for a while, sometimes it takes something tough to bring it out, but when you are born a mother, you discover that you possess a newfound ability in Momdurance, the ability to get through things much more difficult than you ever imagined, a strength you didn’t know you had, and perhaps one you didn’t even possess before you became a parent.
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