Alright ladies (and men), bear with me a bit here while I go into the realm of TMI.
It seems that toddlers, preschoolers – whatever the correct term is for a three year old – do in fact suffer from PMS at such an early age.
You know how if you’re around a buddy of yours long enough, you’ll eventually end up on the same cycle as her? Or how your baby will share some hormones with you when he/she is born and even after if you breastfeed?
Well, the same effect applies to three year olds. Somehow they manage to feed off your hormones and lovingly share that special time of the month with you and act all PMS-y.
You don’t know what I’m talking about? Just take my word on it, then.
I have proof.
It comes in the form of my own daughter who I love to death, but who annoys the crap out of me when she decides to PMS right along with me. As if dealing with my own moody, grumpy self wasn’t enough.
You might think that I’m overreacting and that it’s just normal toddler tantrums or whining, but I kid you not, it always flares up more when I’m there.
Just ask my husband. The poor thing has to deal with two moody, grumpy girls in his house.
He figures it’s just basic training for the teenage years.
I wonder if this is one of those moments when having a boy would be easier? They don’t PMS, do they?
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