So many things about having kids are boring and stressful and repetitive and get old really, really fast. Like diaper changing, wiping butts, the crying, the lack of sleep, the never-ending efforts to feed people involving shopping, cooking, cajoling and cleaning up. The bathing, the fighting, the paci retrieving, the constant echo of “Mommy, mommy, mommy.” The Potty training. Oh, the potty training. But there are a few things I’ve found that never get old, even after 7 years of motherhood. Here’s my list. I’d love to hear yours.
1. That gut-busting giggle hysteria – you know the one – that causes your kid to clutch his stomach and roll over on his side to catch his breath – when he thinks something silly is really really hysterical. [Read more...]