Raising A Little Boy: 10 Things I Wasn’t Prepared For by Keeping Mommy Sane

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Raising A Little Boy: 10 Things I Wasn’t Prepared For

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10 things about raising a boyIt was nearly seven years ago that I found out I was having a little boy. I remember daydreaming about a tow-headed tike in preppy plaid shorts and a Red Sox cap, holding a wooden sailboat and calmly petting a puppy. I was obviously delusional.  Know what wasn’t in my daydreams? A bathroom sprinkled with urine. Couches that serve double duty as trampolines. Two trips to the emergency room for stitches, all within then span of two months.  Dinner conversations where the words “poop” and “fart” come up every 90 seconds. But it’s all par for the course when you have a son. So here are 10 things I wasn’t prepared for when it comes to raising a little boy.

Jessica GrimesABOUT JESSICA: Jessica Grimes is a freelance writer and the blogger behind Keeping Mommy Sane (www.keepingmommysane.com). She’s still getting used to calling herself a runner, even though she is training for her first half marathon in May. In addition to running, Jessica enjoys coffee, celebrity gossip, fashion magazines, bargain hunting and old re-runs of “Beverly Hills, 90210.” A longtime vegetarian, she lives in the Boston suburbs with her husband, 6-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter.

Follow Jessica on Twitter at @SaneMommy, on Facebook at KeepingMommySane, on Pinterest at jcollins82, and on Instagram.


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