familyA two-year old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.- Jerry Seinfeld

Let me expand on that……parenting is like a topless blender.

Just when you fill that blender with all the perfect ingredients for the best ever smoothie, (a little flax seed for heart health, a little fruit for vitamins and a dollop of ice cream for indulgence) you can’t seem to find the damn lid. All the best intentions, best ideals, and best ingredients will never prepare you for the mess a topless blender will make, nor will it prepare you for the messy job of parenting! Not one inch of your kitchen nor life will remain the same. You may even clean it all up every now and then, but sooner or later some sticky little finger will reach up and push the on button.

Time to stop looking for that lid parents because even if you did find one, it’s sure to not fit. Instead drink up and enjoy, even if you have to lick it off the walls!

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