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10 Parental Pet Peeves: The Early Years

By Selena Mae |

Parental Pet PeevesLast week I let you in on my true happy moments as a mother. Today I’m going to get down to business.

It’s not all faeries and pixie dust when it comes to parenting. We are of a time now, where we can admit as much, right?

I know this to be only partially true, because sadly, we are a ferocious race whom it would seem almost instinctually prey and feed upon others. Not always; mayhaps some more than others, very rarely in the literal sense.

Oh, how dark. Yet, this is me. I am equal (arguably) parts dark and light and revel in both. An odd combination that makes for a bit of a strange bird (me), but no matter. If I am a strange-bird-mother-lady, so be it.

This strange-bird-mother-lady has challenging days as a momma and who thinks it’s okay to joke about it all. Here are some of my pet-peeves (the early years – #FirstWorldProblems, I know!)…

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Top 10 Parental Pet Peeves: The Baby & Toddler Years

The Never-ending Mountains Of Laundry

This is a common adversity with many a mother. Maybe some dads. Just not at my house. I'm pretty much in charge of the laundry. Lest I want stained, shrunken clothes. Truth be told it's a love/hate relationship that I have with laundry. I hate when it piles up, while I get a nerdly sense of satisfaction out of staying on top of it and find a small amount of bliss from laundry fresh off of the line.

What are yours?


Selena is a crafty, culinary mom. Creative Director. Social Media & Branding Consultant. Regular writer on Disney Baby. Part-time big-mouth & frequent foot-eater. Proud of her Anishinaabe roots.

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Selena Mae

Selena Burgess is crafty, a culinary expert, and a professional wrangler of the toddler variety. When the chaos permits, she writes stories and is addicted to documenting everyday life. Selena is proud of her Anishinaabe roots, and is the type of woman you want to revel (or kvetch) in motherhood with. Read bio and latest posts → Read Selena's latest posts →

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