Is It Wrong To Want To Tranquilize Your Child?

[ 2 ] September 5, 2008 |
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First, let me say that I love my daughter more than my own life. I am awed by her every day. She is truly a miracle. I was supposed to be infertile (obviously not!) and had almost given up on ever being a mother to anyone or anything except my Demon Possessed Cat (more on him later). But God had other plans & gave my husband & I this beautiful gift.


Why does everybody talk about the terrible twos as if, once they turn 3, it is smooth sailing? The age of 3 is WAY worse than 2. I am almost praying for her to be 2 again. What is it they say, “40 is the new 20?” Well, the ‘triple threat threes’ are the new ‘terrible twos’! I am, in fact, going to lose my damn mind! Sooner rather than later, I am sure.

This is all part & parcel of being a parent and will pass; or so I have been told. Not that I agree with this unfortunate fact, because I am not entirely sure that I will survive her childhood with my sanity intact. My hair is turning grayer with each passing day — I can’t blame this entirely on my daughter, my husband has had a lot to do with it, too. Salon visits are expensive…so I am hoping they stop this crap quickly.

Grey hair is not a good look on me.


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I'm Shan and I 'm the creator of The Asylum and a magnet for The Free Range Stupid™. I'm a little nutty, a lot sarcastic and pretty damn smart. I am also a graphic designer, blog coder, virtual assistant, free lance writer and can whip you up a killer resume, media kit or press release that would make others green with envy. Go to Skewed Design Studios to check out my services. You won't be disappointed.

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  1. KSS says:

    Don’t make me call CPS on you!! You will find that my niece is no different than you were, and I can speak with authority on that because I was there! Remember the green sauce pan? I do!

    Karma’s a bitch ain’t it?

    Love ya and kiss my niece for me.

  2. Shan says:


    What green saucepan?? You mean the one I hit you over the head with because you wouldn’t turn off the TV?? 🙂 When I was, what 2? That still bugs you? WOW!!:)


    Your Baby Sis

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