This post is sponsored by Similac, all opinions are my own.
Toddlers can be fickle. It can be one of my favorite things about them but sometimes the most frustrating thing about them. I love how this video shows just how charming and frustrating toddler can be, especially about food. I laughed so hard because I feel like this could easily be a video of me with my toddlers.
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Toddlers can be so adorable while exhibiting their most frustrating behavior. Here are a few of the frustratingly adorable things my kids do:
Unload the bookshelves. My goal in life is to reorganize all of our books and toys over and over all day long.
Only eat my food, even though the same food is on their plate.
MUST HAVE THE PURPLE PLATE. AND BOWL. AND SPOON.
Hoard all the things. They go to bed in a nice comfy spot and when I go in to check on them they are squished in a sea of stuffed animals and books.
“Help” you do the laundry. It needs to be unfolded, right?
Change their mind. About pretty much everything.
Repurposing things. My kids are constantly filling containers for one thing with stuff from another or saving boxes and bags to keep their treasures in. I love their imaginations, but I can’t save all the boxes. And we all know what happens if you throw a box away.
Find things they should not have. Like baby oil to rub in their hair right before you head out the door to a special event.
That smile when they KNOW they are doing something they aren’t supposed to.
Conditional fatigue. They can stay at the playground for HOURS but as soon as you hit the grocery store their legs are too tired to walk.
Uncontrollable Laughter. When they get the giggles with their sibling doing something you know will end in tears, I am looking at you play sword fights. Why is that giggle always the cutest? You want to hear more, but you have to stop the behavior.
Developing their sense of style. This is my favorite stage. It makes for a lot of extra laundry, though.
They are aways right. ALWAYS. Just ask them.
Mood swings. They always know exactly when to switch from beast mode to angel mode to stay out of real trouble. Or maybe just mine know how to work the system?
The truth is, no matter what they are doing, toddlers are so much fun. I know my life would be much less exciting with out my three littles. We just have to figure out as parents how to raise them to be healthy, happy kids!