We Have A Ghost

We Have A Ghost

Oh, my little storyteller. How I absolutely adore hearing all of the silly little things you have to say. Jaxon has a way of shifting the guilt from himself to someone or something and really committing to the story, he has a real future in writing fiction. Some of his best work has been spun [...]

How to Strike a Deal

How to Strike a Deal

Parenting in this household can be a whole mess of bargaining, bribes, and deal-making sometimes. At first, it was the occasional "if you clean up we'll do *insert activity here*, deal?" along with some sweet treat bribery. Now things are getting a little carried away. After the first few arrangements that I made with Morrison, [...]

Potty Mouth

Potty Mouth

Every parent can relate to what I'm about to share in one way or another. If you can't relate yet, just wait because I promise it's coming. TMI Warning! Over the last few weeks, we were having some pretty annoying issues with our toilet, nothing would go down and even if it did the bowl [...]

Snack Thief

Every once in a while my middle little pulls a total Patrick Star. Remember that episode of Spongebob where he and Pat run away because they think they've stolen a balloon on National Free Balloon Day? Spongebob packs candy bars and naturally, Patrick dogs his down right before accusing his friend of stealing it. That [...]

InstaMom

Sometimes I feel like I just need to break up the monotony with a little different material. If you don't follow This Young Mum on Instagram you've probably missed all of these gems as they've come and gone. So for your viewing pleasure and mine, here's a compilation of the last couple months. "Just your [...]

Kids are Scary

The idea of having kids scares a lot of people and actually being a parent can be terrifying for a multitude of reasons, but then there are the days where you kind of want to look at your kid sideways and inquire if they're really okay. Know what I mean? My oldest, Morrison, has been [...]

Sunday Funnies

I spent some time recovering from a bought of laryngitis this week. Despite that big bummer, my boys managed to bring me a few silent (and mildly painful) chuckles. Let's take it back to Tuesday night. Given my lack of voice, I was left with nothing but whispers to give my children answers and instructions [...]