Sometimes you just want to sit your kid(s) down and say “Look, you’re being an asshole.”
Don’t lie, you know you’ve thought it.
Like when you’re on the third time out in, like 15 minutes? Or when the toys you just cleaned up are once again chucked in every direction? Or when that kick comes this close to your face?
The difference between a good mom and a bad mom is that the good mom keeps it to herself. She’ll smile and try to distract. She’ll be stern and do one.more.time.out. She’ll kindly remind her baby boy that kicking hurts mommy and we don’t want to hurt anyone, ever.
I love my babies. More than life itself. But sometimes? Sitting down and getting some true, honest feelings out really feels good. Even if it’s just on the internet.