Moments of Motherhood: Lessons learned

This week’s Moments of Motherhood column is now up at the Armchair Mayor News and in it I talk about the lessons I’ve learned in parenting over the past year. You really do learn something new every day when you’re raising a toddler, and 2014 was no exception.

Here’s a snippet:

While we’re already a few days into a new year, it’s hard not to look back at the past year and remember what we may (or may not) have accomplished.

When raising a toddler, 365 days is an enormous length of time for growth and 2014 was certainly a year of growing, not just physically but mentally as well, both for my daughter and myself.

I hereby present to you a list of lessons learned in the past year while raising a toddler: 

You can brush their hair when it’s wet but if it’s dry, forget about it. Attempts to do so will result in screaming and flailing fits coupled with proclamations that they “don’t want to be beautiful.” [Continue reading …]

What lessons did you learn in the past year? (As a parent or not?)

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