Toddlers Without Tiaras

… tales of my threenager


When encountering new creatures it is important to instill confidence and curiosity in young Threenager minds. Tonight we found a frog (maybe a toad … it was something that jumped).  I grabbed Big Sis to see. I tried to get her to pick it up. She said ‘No!’ And ran away. I managed to place […]

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Sat, September 27 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Top Notch Parenting

Driving home on Sunday Big Sis started singing a little song. Somehow I feel her father influenced her words. So glad this is her most recent speech accomplishment. Listen closely to figure out what she is saying.  

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Mon, September 22 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Just Happened … chocolate + toddler + car = bad decision

Despite my better judgment I shared my Ghirardelli Toffee Dark Chocolate with my Threenager this evening. I gave her a small test piece. She loved it and ate it without any mess. I then gave her a full square. Imagine my horror when I looked in the rear view mirror, catching a glimpse of chocolate […]

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Mon, September 15 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

no more apples!

Today Big Sis informed me that she doesn’t like apples. Perhaps the 5 dozen muffins, 6 dozen squares, 1 pot of applesauce, and apple slices every day for the past week were too much. Big Sis informed me after her nap this afternoon. She set the table for dinner.  Each place had a container of […]

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Mon, September 15 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Adventures in Apple-picking

Last week we went on a family outing to Chudleigh’s Apple Farm in Milton.. nothing is as cute as watching a wide-eyed 3-year-old running up and down the aisles while closely guarding her newly picked treasure.  We picked 5 bags before she granted us permission to stop picking (only because we promised to go and […]

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Wed, September 10 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Just Happened Part 2

Flash Stickering is a growing trend in our household. You turn your back and BAM! Sneak Attack! You are stickered. As a follow-up to last week’s post Just Happened, I bring you Just Happened Part 2. Similar to the last post, I had left the room, this time to put something away. I thought Little […]

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Sat, September 6 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

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