Tuesday, March 12, 2013

TAT: Pet Peeves

Toddle Along Tuesday is back!! The topic this week is mommy pet-peeves. 

I'm not sure if people really get more annoying after you have a kid, or if my tolerance for annoying just went down. Some of my biggest pet peeves are:

  • Offering food to my kid before asking me if he can have it. I just love being the bad guy by denying my child treats when the whole situation could have been avoided by asking me first. ::eye roll:: 
  • Bothering my toddler when he's trying to eat at a restaurant.
  • Touching a stranger's child. Hands off, Grandma. I get it, he's cute but you don't like to be touched by strangers, do you? 
  • Making comments about my kid's size/weight without knowing anything about him. Lately, I've heard everything from "he's so big for his age" {which is laughable} to "don't you feed him?" {nope, not lately} 
I know there are others, but writing this list has sent me into a progesterone fueled rage. So, I'm going to leave it at that and let {baby} Henry do the side-eyeing.


What are your parenting pet-peeves? Any of mine make your list?


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9 comments:

  1. UGH! The "don't you feed her?" or "she's so tiny" enrages me. RAGE.

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    1. YES! I had a woman literally LOL when I told her Henry's age recently. She was laughing while saying "he's sooooooo tiny, don't you feed him." It took everything in me not to punch her in the face.

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  2. OMG I hate all of these too! What is WRONG with people!

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  3. Yes to all of them but especially the first! The cashier in our (very small town) grocery store always gives Evie a dum dum before we leave. Um ma'am. We are leaving right after this to get in a car to drive home. You want to give my kid a sucker that could A) end up stuck to God only knows what in my car or b) Cause a chocking hazard while I am driving down the road? Sounds like a great idea.

    Thankfully we don't give Evie candy much (really ever) so she doesn't know and I just take them home and toss them.

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    1. Yes! Usually substitute chocolate (which Henry is allergic too) for the sucker. I just don't get people.

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  4. Your little man is cute. That is all :)

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  5. I hate when people give my child candy without asking me first!

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  6. I love all of these! DON'T TOUCH MY BABY!!!!! I turn away from people if they do -- also, people who cough in our direction -- dude, I have a five mth old, cover your mouth!!! :)

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