parenthood

 

P arenthood is, for lack of a better word, crazy. It’s a profound experience that changes life as you know it. If it doesn’t, you’re not doing something right. It makes you question the person you thought you were and reevaluate the person you thought you wanted to be.

One of the biggest and most noticeable changes is the fact that things that were normally unacceptable to you prior to having kids all of a sudden become common place… Especially when it comes to the things you say.

The following is a list of things that I never in a million years thought that I would say to another human being… Not until I had my kids.

banging-heads
button
carpet-lint
constipation
diaper
dinosaur-egg
post-it
smell-your-butt
thermometer-tush

 

41 Comments

  1. HomeJobsbyMOM
    June 6, 2012 at 6:01 am — Reply

    Haha. Too funny! My son has pooped a dinosaur egg too. Kids!

    • June 6, 2012 at 9:05 am — Reply

      Really??!! That's fantastic! lol! Nice to know that my kids aren't the only ones. lol.

  2. May 28, 2012 at 7:33 am — Reply

    LOVE IT. Thank you for the dose of humor. Your blog is great, and I'm pretty sure I've said some of those myself… Especially the carpet lint lol 

    • May 28, 2012 at 7:43 am — Reply

      Any time Sarah!.. and I appreciate the compliment.. I'm glad I'm not the only one who's kids enjoy some good carpet lint. lol!

  3. May 25, 2012 at 11:12 am — Reply

    Very funny!  Makes me think of all the weird things I've said to my kids! *L*

    Hope you had a great sits day!

    • May 25, 2012 at 12:18 pm — Reply

      It was fantastic! I had a blast.
      I appreciate you stopping by 🙂

  4. Luci Gabel
    May 25, 2012 at 9:44 am — Reply

    I don't have kids, and that made me really laugh!  Thanks for the smiles 🙂 

  5. acctodenise
    May 25, 2012 at 5:08 am — Reply

    Oh this is hilarious!  And very true.  Visiting from SITS!

  6. jenburiedwithchildre
    May 24, 2012 at 11:29 am — Reply

    Having children has made me say some of the craziest things ever. That is the truth. 

  7. May 24, 2012 at 10:43 am — Reply

    You've obviously been to my house.  But I'll give you a warning, it doesn't stop once they are out of diapers.  When they're in middle school you're doing the BO check ("You can't wear the same shirt to school for a week!") and dread the day the gym clothes come home which at my house is at Christmas break and the end of year.  I'll let you guess what I do with them.

    Adorable pictures of your kids!!

  8. May 24, 2012 at 9:13 am — Reply

    ha hahaha oh my goodness. I don't have kids….and this post kinda makes me want to keep it that way! Hilarious 🙂 Happy SITS Day

    • May 24, 2012 at 9:33 am — Reply

      Girl it's the weirdest thing… Having children is disgusting, but I wouldn't trade it for anything in this world. I don't know what I do without those little boogers… At the same time, if you don't have any yet for heaven's sakes don't rush it! lol.

  9. May 24, 2012 at 7:46 am — Reply

    I find those things coming out of my mouth more now than I did when mine were as small as yours….

  10. May 24, 2012 at 7:38 am — Reply

    Haha I know exactly what you mean, being a parent does make you say some crazy things! My favorite so far that I had to say to my daughter: "No, we don't take cheese with us to the potty."

    Happy SITS day!

    • May 24, 2012 at 8:04 am — Reply

       LMBO! That one's hilarious! What?… no cheese on the potty?

  11. May 24, 2012 at 7:28 am — Reply

    I've said and done that one too Tiff… Oh the horror. And to think that I had a bodily fluid aversion before I had children. lol.

  12. May 24, 2012 at 7:25 am — Reply

    Love the one about eating ANOTHER post it note … like that happens a lot! 🙂

    Enjoy your SITS day! 🙂

    • May 24, 2012 at 7:30 am — Reply

      You'd be surprised @facebook-1057476368:disqus . Post-its, tissue, paper towels… any paper product he could get his hands on. No joke. Luckily it was just a phase… now he's on to carpet lint. lol!

  13. May 24, 2012 at 7:22 am — Reply

    So funny! I think my top one was "just throw up in my hands, baby." oh, the things we do as mamas for our kids!

  14. Elena White
    May 24, 2012 at 7:10 am — Reply

    LOL! No one tells you that when you become a mom, sniffing butts is an everyday thing!
    Congrats on your SITS day 🙂

  15. Lyd Rich
    May 24, 2012 at 6:48 am — Reply

    The fact that we smell our children's rears makes us akin to dogs. I think we're just saying, "Hello." 

  16. May 24, 2012 at 6:43 am — Reply

    You've obviously been to my house.  But I'll give you a warning, it doesn't stop once they are out of diapers.  When they're in middle school you're doing the BO check ("You can't wear the same shirt to school for a week!") and dread the day the gym clothes come home which at my house is at Christmas break and the end of year.  I'll let you guess what I do with them.

    Adorable pictures of your kids!!

    • May 24, 2012 at 10:59 am — Reply

      You mean it gets grosser?? lol. Thanks for the warning. And thanks even more for stopping by. 🙂

  17. May 24, 2012 at 6:04 am — Reply

    Yea! Another NC blogger out there! Your captions to your pics makes me laugh. Been there done that. Now instead of smelling butts, we are smelling pits. Gotta love being a mom!

    • May 24, 2012 at 6:14 am — Reply

      NC in the house! Oh Lawd, so armpits are my next stop? This is a crazy ride. lol. Thanks for stopping by Kristi!

  18. May 24, 2012 at 5:52 am — Reply

    Here from SITS.

    The number of bizarre things that we find ourselves saying once we are parents is beyond reason.  And the strange things kids decide to try out.  Seriously, where do they get these ideas.  Like eating whatever falls to the floor.  ICK.  Just the other day my 10 year old was picking at something on the car door until I had to say, "You know that is bird poop, right?"

    • May 24, 2012 at 6:15 am — Reply

      Oh man, so it only gets worse? lol. Thanks for the warning.
      lol @ him finding bird poop interesting.

  19. May 24, 2012 at 5:37 am — Reply

    Those are funny, but I don't think I've ever said any of those, except the "let it air out a bit".  

    Happy SITS Day!!

  20. May 24, 2012 at 4:45 am — Reply

    HAHAHAHAHA! This is AMAZING!!! I have said many of those things to my little girl. 

    Happy SITS Day! 

    • May 24, 2012 at 4:47 am — Reply

      Okay good. Glad to know we're not alone on this. lol.
      Thank you!… and thanks for stopping by!

  21. Kristileab
    May 24, 2012 at 4:35 am — Reply

    So funny and so much like my house. 🙂 Happy SITS day!

    • May 24, 2012 at 4:39 am — Reply

      So we're not crazy then? That's a relief. lol.
      Thank you!… and thanks for stopping by.
       

  22. May 24, 2012 at 4:17 am — Reply

    Too funny. Oh, the bathroom-related comments I've made to my kids… Happy SITS Day!

    • May 24, 2012 at 4:22 am — Reply

       It's crazy the things you end up saying right? Thanks for stopping by Jenn!

  23. bonnbonnboutiuqe
    May 24, 2012 at 3:48 am — Reply

    You are hilarious!

    happy sits day:)

  24. May 24, 2012 at 3:21 am — Reply

    Stop sticking your finger up your butt (said to my 2 year old basically everyday!) is the one that makes me laugh at myself for saying!

    • May 24, 2012 at 3:46 am — Reply

       Ha! I think you've won the award for 'the most awesome comment said to a two year old'. Hilarious.

  25. May 7, 2012 at 9:26 am — Reply

    Oh, that whole "letting it air but please don pee" is a classic & common occurrence in our house, lol. It sucks that the baby usually ends up peeing anyways, lol.

    I love the slideshow thing you have, so different & fun to look at!

    Stopping by from SITS Girls Spring Fling!

    • May 7, 2012 at 9:47 am — Reply

       You're right, unfortunately my "don't pee" command always falls on deaf ears o_O
      And thanks for the love on the slideshow! I've got a million of those things all over the site so if the plugin breaks down I'm going to have a fit. lol.
      Thanks for stopping through!

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