Toddler-proofing 101

*This post is in collaboration with Dreambaby®

Toddlers, and kids in general, have an incredible sense of adventure and want to explore and investigate every room and cupboard in your home. No problem if all you have stored in those rooms are linens, plastic containers and other unbreakable and non-dangerous items. Or if your kids actually listen and follow instructions – “don’t touch the power sockets, you’ll get zapped”, “knives are tools, not toys”, and of course, “only adults touch the bleach”. Continue reading

Hell hath no fury like my pissed off toddler

toddler-tantrum-picture2Hell hath no fury like a pissed off toddler. More specifically, like my toddler.

I’m a redhead. This means, generally speaking, like other redheads, I have a very short fuse*.

My parents have told me stories of when I was a toddler and my temper. Think of the phrase, “hell hath no fury like a pissed off toddler”. Now factor in the redhead element into the equation, and it starts to paint a pretty scary picture of some epic toddler tantrums. Now times that by five, and according to my parents, this is what my toddler is like. Continue reading