Parenting is kicking my ass lately, you guys.
We don’t have any family that helps us out and babysitters are expensive, so the unrelenting grind of parenthood has quickly become overwhelming.
My increasing consumption of alcohol in the evening hours is directly related to spending my days trying to not only keep alive two toddlers, but teach them and help them thrive in this life. But, well, communicating with what amounts to two, tiny people who are completely and utterly illogical and prone to freak outs on an epic scale can be taxing, you know?
I mean, yes, toddlers are adorable (when they’re not yours) but dealing with two irrational, demanding human beings, one of whom still poops his pants, can be brain-frazzling.
Instead of heading to the store to purchase a six-pack, I decided to vent my frustration on you poor people. Here then are the 15 hardest things about raising a toddler, or in my case, two of ‘em!
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