parenting reality

"All the messes, tantrums, unadulterated joy, and more."
There are some things you just can't learn from parenting books.
I sat across the table from my mom the other night at a local ice cream shop. The smile I had on my face was the complete opposite of the look she had on her face. By the look on her face, you would think my toddler had just taken a permanent marker to the Mona Lisa.