@yenniwhite: "Don't play with your food," I say to a toddler eating crackers shaped like farm animals.
@yenniwhite: Parenting goals before having kids: make tons of blanket forts, never lose your temper, appreciate every minute.
After: sit down.
@yenniwhite: The hardest part of parenting is sharing the chocolate chip cookies. And your heart walking around outside your body. But mainly cookies.
@yenniwhite: As a kid, I always wondered why my mom never wore the macaroni necklace I made her to work. And now I'm a mom and I'm like, Oh. OK.
@yenniwhite: Take the road less traveled. Like, the one with the most mud, or the wettest grass, even if there’s a sidewalk nearby.
@yenniwhite: 50% of raising kids is begging them to use their words.
50% is begging them to be quiet.