Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Tara Boyd
mommy blogger, speech therapist, crazy mama taking it one day at a time
mommy blogger, speech therapist, crazy mama taking it one day at a time
About
Tara's posts

Post has attachment
Mama, why are you crying?
I never knew motherhood would bring so many tears. Sure, it was assumed (acknowledged as a truth although never fully processed, funny how that seems to happen a lot when it comes to things you’ve heard about parenting) there would be plenty of tears from b...

Post has attachment
How Not to Raise an Asshole
Guys, you know how I am. I tell it like I see it. And these days, I see a LOT of two things: asshole adults and asshole kids who will grow up to be asshole adults. Not raising an asshole requires work , so if you aren't interested in some blood, sweat and t...

Post has attachment
Best Products for Baby Bath Time
Oh, bath time. When I just had one kiddo, it was actually enjoyable to bathe her regularly and relatively drama-free. My oldest loved to play in the water and only cried about getting out or pooped in the bathtub occasionally. Enter second child. Enter extr...

Post has attachment
Dear Disgruntled Mama....
Dear disgruntled mama.... Dear disgruntled mama, who cusses (sometimes not very quietly either) in response to her 5:30am alarm clock who WILL NOT SNOOZE, both literally and figuratively. Dear disgruntled mama, who has set her personal aspirations and clean...

Post has attachment
Lucy's Birth Story
 ((((This was first written when she was 5 weeks old, and now she is 5 months old (almost) ))))) It's been about 5 weeks since little Lucy was born into this world, and let me tell you: it's been nothing but a roller coaster since BEFORE she got here. So mu...

Post has attachment
11 Ways to Calm Colic (from a Mom who knows Firsthand)
Colic. Fussy baby. Crying all the time. Needy baby. Spoiled baby. WHATEVER you want to call it, if you have a baby who is fussy A LOT then you know how hard it is. I, with a 4 month old who has been described as all of the above, am speaking from experience...

Post has attachment
I'm Sorry I Yelled
I never thought I would be that parent . That parent who yelled . Not that I have something against raising my voice, but I never thought I would be a yeller. But I am. And I am sorry. I'm sorry I yelled. I'm sorry I yelled when you fought your diaper chang...

Post has attachment
65 Inner Thoughts of the SAHM
 Only.... 3 wake ups last night, awesome! Today is going to be a good day. Baby still asleep? Sweet. I'm going to go take a ...... DAMNIT. How does she always know when I am about to either eat, shower or go to sleep? Ok, feed baby, then maybe she'll go bac...

Post has attachment
Tried and True Tips for Perfect Maternity Photos
Other than the "prize" you get at the end of pregnancy (the baby) and maybe the nesting, my favorite thing about pregnancy is taking maternity photos! I am not one of those women who love pregnancy, and I'm fairly certain that the feeling is mutual. Both of...

Post has attachment
Why I Broke Up with Breastfeeding (and Why it's Okay)
HUGE GINORMOUS DISCLAIMER: Please read this before you read anything else. This post wouldn't even exist if I didn't wholeheartedly believe that breast is best. So, this is not a formula vs. breastfeeding debate. Nor is it a discussion on which is better, e...
Wait while more posts are being loaded