P, Champion of the Tantrums
Posted on August 31st, 2010
My day started with my kid throwing massive, annoying tantrums. It has been one tantrum after another all day long – starting at 6 AM. And in the midst of this, I was an awesome mom. I talked her out of tantrums, helped her put herself together again. I didn’t lose my temper when pots were broken or I had to clean up huge messes. I took her out for sushi and book shopping and frosting shots at the awesome nearby cupcake place. I rocked.
And still the tantrums kept coming. I think she’s had twenty today. I have no idea what she’s working through, but she better hurry up and get through it if she expects me to keep dealing with them on an even keel. (Because without alcohol, I probably am only good for one more day like this one.)
I am so glad the shrink validated our methods last Friday. Seriously, without that, I would be in for a world of WTF.