The bloggers behind “I Still Just Want to Pee Alone” (the third book in the series) spend a lot of time venting about some of the, shall we say… “less fun” parts of parenting. Because no one likes diaper blowouts or dining with kids in public. But they also realize, if their kids aren’t always perfectly behaved, then the authors themselves probably weren’t dream kids either.
As a formal apology to their mothers, the authors put together a series of their own childhood photos which show why their own moms probably craved some alone time on the toilet too. Although, their moms couldn’t spend that time playing Candy Crush and had to make due with a newspaper or something. So old school!
Here are 29 reasons why the “Pee Alone” bloggers’ moms wanted to pee alone too:
1) “Because I was always stealing her Jazzercise video.” – Amy Flory of Funny Is Family, age 9
2) “Because right after this picture, I screamed ‘He’s TOUCHING me!’” – Amanda Mushro of Questionable Choices in Parenting, age 3
3) “Because I refused to let anyone else have a turn.” – Alyson Herzig of The Shitastrophy, age 5
4) Because I was always in the bathroom with a can of Aqua Net.” – Ashley Allen of Big Top Family, age 14
5) “Because I joined a biker gang for Christmas.” – Courtney Fitzgerald of Our Small Moments, age 2
6) “Because I never, ever EVER let anyone else nap.” – Darcy Perdu of So Then Stories, age 3
7) “Because I wouldn’t let a little thing like ‘bedtime’ interrupt my party.” – Harmony Hobbs of Modern Mommy Madness, age 2
8) “Because I thought ruining every picture with bunny ears was HILARIOUS.” – Janel Mills of 649133: Girls, the Care and Raising Of, Age 6
9) “Because I was always asking her to touch up my perm.” – Jen Mann, People I Want to Punch in the Throat, age 12
10) “Because I liked to wear shirts three sizes too small.” – Kathryn Leehane of Foxy Wine Pocket, age 5
11) “Because she wanted sugar and spice and got me instead.” – Kim Bongiorno of Let Me Start By Saying, age 7
12) “Because my comfort item was a large and nightmarish bunny.” – Kim Forde of Fordeville Diaries, age 2
13) “Because I preferred dog food to her food.” – Mackenzie Cheeseman of Is there cheese in it?, age 1
14) “Because I wouldn’t let a little thing like a broken ankle stop her from helping ME.” – Michelle Back of Mommy Back Talk, age 3
15) “Because I didn’t take this swim mask off for the rest of the summer.” – Michelle Poston Combs of Rubber Shoes In Hell, age 4
16) “Because I thought my dad’s office was the perfect place to practice for a career in the rodeo.” – Meredith Spidel of The Mom of the Year, age 2
17) “Because I disapproved of her linoleum flooring.” – Nicole Leigh Shaw of Tyop Aretist, age 3
18) “Because I hated getting a diaper change, even when it was full.” – Rebecca Gallagher of Frugalista Blog, age 2
19) “Because I resorted to eating my own hands if she stopped feeding me for even a second.” – Robyn Welling of Hollow Tree Ventures, age 1
20) “Because I always liked hanging out with weirdos.” – Linda Roy of Elleroy Was Here, age 4
21) “Because I was laughing at her, not with her.” – Sarah del Rio of est. 1975, age 4
22) “Because I wouldn’t let anyone else sit in MY CHAIR.” – Stacey Gill of One Funny Motha, age 1
23) “Because my attitude was bigger than my shoes.” – Stacia Ellermeier of Dried-on Milk, age 2
24) “Because I chain smoked crayons.” – Susan Maccarelli of Pecked To Death By Chickens, age 5
25) “Because I always looked like I was about to start something (which was true).” – Suzanne Fleet of Toulouse & Tonic, age 3
26) “Because divas are born, not made.” – Tracy DeBlois of Orange & Silver, age 2
27) “Because I could throw some serious shade.” – Vicki Lesage of Life, Love, and Sarcasm in Paris, age 2
28) “Because I refused to get excited about my presents. Especially when those presents were Judy Blume books I already read.” – Victoria Fedden of Wide Lawns and Narrow Minds
29) “Because LOOK WHAT I DID TO HER FACE.” – Kris Amels of Why, Mommy?, age 2
“I Still Just Want to Pee Alone” is the third book in the series created by best-selling author Jen Mann from People I Want to Punch in the Throat. Who is much nicer in person than her blog name suggests.
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#21 looks like Harlow!
My 3 year old like to just stare at me while I pee, “to keep my company.”
Sarah del Rio bears an uncanny resemblance to Harlow. 🙂
Hey, that’s me! 😀
This is a great article and I’m thrilled to be part of it. <3
Numer 16 is my kid
This is awesome.
Thanks for showing off my mom’s terrible floor!