Category Archives: Lil Diva

The Reward and the Exhausted Mommy

The Tackler responds well to short-term goals and challenges. Especially if they come with an added reward. Sure, some might call them “bribes”, but as they exist prior to any bad behavior occurring (as opposed to “stop this and you … Continue reading

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Channeling the Beheaded Chicken and the Kindergarten Pick-Up Curse

Monday afternoon. 1 PM. I transformed into a classic chicken with my head cut off. Why? My three-year-old fell asleep for a nap. While napping in itself is not miraculous per say (she does still nap…sometimes) the fact that is … Continue reading

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Working for Her Dream: She Glares, Because She Cares

Forget about the Presidential elections for one day. In 2011, my daughter had a dream. To win Mommy Shorts FIRST Evil Baby Glare-Off. She had the look. The determination. But she fell in the first round by a tenth of … Continue reading

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