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Sampling the Sutherlands: the Month My Son Discovered His Mom Hates Spiders

Spiders, white noise machines, and baby words made January a fun month for us!

So spiders. I’m not a big fan. R learned that his mom is NOT a big fan. At all. He doesn’t seem to mind. In fact, he doesn’t even know how scary spiders can be. He proved this by grabbing a spider trap that we had stuffed in a corner of his room and FLAILING IT ABOUT like spiders were pom-poms stuck to a glue strip on a piece of cardboard. What did his mom do? Grab it for two seconds then just about had a heart attack when she saw the 10-15 spiders and their legs all strewn about.

So I let go and let him keep flailing it. Yeah, I guess I’m that kind of mom. Continue reading “Sampling the Sutherlands: the Month My Son Discovered His Mom Hates Spiders”