Friday, September 9, 2011

Things I Know - Peanut Edition

It's time for Things I Know with Shae from Yay for Home!

The things I know about Peanut are -

That no one calls him Peanut anymore, not even me. As he has gotten bigger and older, we have actually started calling him Willie. I don't know if I want to switch to calling him that on here or if I want to hold on to my baby Peanut for awhile longer.

We do on a Mommy, Peanut date to Steak n' Shake most Saturdays. I know that the ritual doesn't mean a lot to him now, but I hope as he gets older it will. His favorite is the chicken strips and apple slices.

As of yesterday, he is 16 months old.

Peanut is learning to wave and it is the cutest thing I have ever seen. He always has his palms facing himself and looks confused when he makes it work.

I am working on learning to discipline a toddler. It's so easy for me to get angry and frustrated so I am working on not getting worked up. I've recently gone back to the Attachment Parenting 8 Principles and it has already made a huge difference in the way I handle him.

Having a toddler is probably the most fun thing in the entire world.



  1. Having a toddler most certainly is the most fun thing in the entire world. DD3 is 17 months and watching her try new things is one of my fav things. Fairy wishes and butterfly kisses to you lovely mumma

  2. Peanut is very cute, and I'm sure he will come to love the rhythm of your tradition dates at Steak'n'Shake! Toddlers can be very challenging, but you sound very clued in to understanding what it is to be a little person with no real way to communication wants, needs and frustrations - who needs a listening ear and a compassionate heart! Well done!

  3. Hi, followed the TIk linkup here! Peanut is gorgeous, and definitely is hard learning to discipline such little toddlers. Your ritual sounds awesome, I am sure he will love it :)

  4. What a great blog! To be honest, a large part of me is jealous and I can't WAIT to have a toddler to go one dates with one day! Good luck with everything! xo

  5. I still call him Peanut, but I don't really count, being so far away and all.