Friday, February 3, 2012

I am tempting Fate for you

We have a lot of our sisters out there in the trenches right now - early cycle days, in The Wait or pregnant.  Go ahead and let your fantasies run wild.  I will tempt Fate out loud so s/he misses your verbalization of a Take Home Baby.

Toddlerina is on the upswing.

I read a book that compared babies/toddlers/preschoolers to a spiral.  Picture a slinky hanging down from the ceiling.  That kind of spiral.  The upswing is to the whole ages: 1, 2 or 3.  The downswing is on the half year: 6 months, 1 and a half, TWO AND A HALF, etc.

(You can read about equilibrium and disequilibrium here and here.  It is really interesting.  I wish I had known it prior to my own demise.)

I have been a prisoner in my home for the last 6 months.  Ok, maybe a little longer as she descended into madness.  It is where I got the nick name Toddlerina for HRH.  She ruled with a tiny iron fist.  And teeth.

Heavens rejoice, I think I see the light at the end of the tunnel.  My girl is returning.  Oh, how I missed her.

I suppose I will need a new name for Toddlerina.  She will be a preschooler this year and hopefully not a tiny tyrant.  Jay doesn't have a handle.  Not sure why she does.

PreSchoolerista doesn't really roll off the tongue.  Maybe I just need to get used to this new little person with her new identity.


  1. My mom calls it, "new level new devil." I am certain your chupacabra will be banished forever after hitting the upswing. I like her handle, as I imagine a pumpkin coach awaiting her to take her to preschool. I think Studentina has a ring to it. :)

  2. This concept explains a lot. Like why my super special snowflake turns into a demon baby every 6 months or so. Good to know I can expect this trend for another 5-100 years. The More You Know.

  3. YES. we're just heading towards 6 and 5.5 is an asshole. well she's also in an autism regression which is a MAJOR asshole but you know... asshole is as asshole does.

  4. Tempt away. 1 week down, 1 to go...I POAS today, which I never do...(BFN, of course, but then it's VERY early.) Look at me, commenting on your lovely post with info all about me. And replete with erratic punctuation as always.

    (This is gingerandlime, by the way. Blogger has expelled me from the in-crowd, apparently for the transgression of using Wordpress???)

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