Dealing with the Terrible Twos8.12.2016
Anyone dealing with the terrible twos right now? Cause I sure am! And with this being my third go around, you think it wouldn't be such an exhaustingly draining thing to deal with as a mom. But oy vey! That is so not the case. If throwing tantrums were and olympic event, Zachary would win the gold medal. Hands down! This kid has definitely mastered the art of saying no, throwing shade, giving huge amounts of sass and steamrolling across the floor while simultaneously screaming his lungs out. I know I should totally be the adult and act all cool and collected when these daily occurrences happen. But there are so many times when I want to throw in the towel and throw my own kicking and screaming tantrum in the middle of aisle 9 right along with my dear little two year old.
** I just love Zachary's Aztec print leggings from Just Littles. A shop that is run by an incredible mama with an incredible and inspiring story. **
Recently, I heard another mom refer to her three year old daughter as a "threenager" and I couldn't help but laugh because she was so spot on! This mom business is seriously no joke when it comes to the terrible twos! This phase of life can last up till your child is almost five, and it definitely pushes you to the brink and shows you what you're made of. Which I have a fierce love and hate relationship with!
Yesterday, my mother-in-law invited all the moms and cousins to go to Red Butte Gardens (this amazing nature venue in Salt Lake City, UT). Everything was going great with Zachary and we had been tantrum free for the whole afternoon until we got the the rose garden exhibit and Zachary decided to pick a rose. My mother-in-law nicely, and really do mean nicely, told Zachary not pick the flowers and that was it.