mama digs: my weekly column at mamalode.com
My mom always says pick your battles. And, although annoying when I was an annoying teenager, it has always been true. Especially applicable with a toddler.
Pick your battles.
Like, when your kid wants to wear The Coat even though it is 19 degrees outside and it has a peanut butter funk over its entirety and it is more like a spring-time sweater, you dig The Coat out of the laundry from under poop-crusted diaper covers and move on…click here to read the rest of this essay at mamalode.com.
yay it’s monday and there’s a column to read. I love it. I so hear you on the battle picking. Like when we play musical chairs at dinner (Avi: i sit in your chair mommy, no, i sit in aba’s chair, no, i eat your food mommy, etc) and we don’t mind too much. It’s funny when other people mind. Like my brother, who wondered why I let avi “boss me around.” That’s when I gave him the battle picking speech. Big things and small things. Musical chairs is small. Bedtime is big.
Love the column! Margot is so cute on skis. I love photos of your MT girls (EK, too)in the snow. xo