Wordless Wednesday: Toddler ‘Tude

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2 year old toddler with attitude

You lookin’ at me?

Alison Lee is a former PR and marketing professional turned work-at-home mother. After a 10-year career in various PR agencies, and of the world’s biggest sports brands, Alison traded in product launches and world travel, for sippy cups, diapers, and breastfeeding. Alison's writing has been featured on Mamalode, On Parenting at The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Everyday Family, Scary Mommy, and DrGreene.com. She is one of 35 essayists in the anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. In 2012, she founded Little Love Media, a social media consultancy specializing in blog book tours, and because she doesn’t sleep, is an editor at BonBon Break, an online magazine. Alison lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with her husband and four children (two boys and boy/ girl twins).

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  • May 30, 2012 Stasha

    Totally cool. In fact there is a little dude-tude there too πŸ™‚
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Oh yes, total dude-tude!

  • May 30, 2012 Barbara

    Such a cutie!
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  • May 30, 2012 JDaniel4's Mom

    Love the look! He is such a cutie!
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  • May 30, 2012 Susi

    So cute. Love how they like to put on adult shoes and talk on the phone just like us. My little one likes to pretend text now!!! πŸ™‚
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Haha! Kids and our gadgets!

  • May 31, 2012 Carolyn

    Ha, so cute and true – we have some ‘Tude going on here!

    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      MAJOR ‘tude!

  • May 31, 2012 Kristin

    Yep. I know that look well.

    Godspeed to you, my friend. Godspeed. πŸ˜‰
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Help. Me.

  • May 31, 2012 Kristen

    If he had his free hand on his hip and his eyes rolled, it would be my oldest daughter. Toddler ‘tude is just there to prepare you for Tween ‘tude. Good luck! πŸ˜‰
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      OH.MAH.GAH. πŸ™‚

  • May 31, 2012 Natalie

    Too cool for school!
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  • May 31, 2012 Kimberly

    Oh the toddler ‘tude is in full effect here too. Love that he’s on the phone here!
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Yes, MY phone!

  • May 31, 2012 Jessica

    He’s such a cutie! Toddlers and their phone always crack me up!
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      You should see when he has full pretend conversations – inclusive of well-timed laughs and a “Bye, see you soon.” πŸ™‚

  • May 31, 2012 angela

    Well, Mom! He’s on the phooooonnnnnee!
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      He’s totally saying, “I know, right, Auntie Angela???”

  • May 31, 2012 Mrs. Weber

    So cute! Looks like he’s saying “Mom, really? Why are you interrupting my phone call with my girl?”

    What a ‘tude! Except the large shoes giveaway the fact he’s still young and innocent πŸ™‚
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Haha, yeah, totally!! You should see him marching around in those oversized shoes. πŸ™‚

  • May 31, 2012 Life As Wife

    Is he calling grandma to plot his escape?
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      If this wasn’t taken at his grandparents house, I would say yes, probably πŸ™‚

  • May 31, 2012 Runnermom-jen

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  • May 31, 2012 Julie

    I like how he’s got his sweet ride parked in the background.
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      And that’s only one of many sweet rides he has.

  • May 31, 2012 Elaine

    Ahhh yes, I know it well… πŸ˜‰
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      It’s the universal toddler ‘tude look!

  • May 31, 2012 AnnMarie

    So cute! I have one with a toddler-tude over here, too. They are awfully cute but make for a few long days. πŸ™‚ Love the oversized shoes.
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      They ARE darn cute, fortunately for them πŸ™‚

  • May 31, 2012 Amanda

    OMG, the cute!
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  • May 31, 2012 Jess

    Don’t bother me. I’m talking.
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  • May 31, 2012 jamie

    Stylo Monkey πŸ˜‰ he’s so cute!

  • May 31, 2012 Blond Duck

    Wicked… πŸ™‚
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  • May 31, 2012 Katie E

    Oh my. That face. He’s serious.
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      He’s VERY serious about his phone calls. πŸ™‚

  • May 31, 2012 Tara

    He’s a cutie!!
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  • May 31, 2012 Corey Feldman

    Cute!. I love the cell phone, my kids to that too.
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      What is it with kids and cell phones? πŸ™‚

  • May 31, 2012 Kir

    I could not love that Monkey any more…that face is just squishable. πŸ™‚
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Hee hee!

  • May 31, 2012 Kimberly

    Now that says “Outta mah face woman!” LOL
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      You read toddler ‘tudes so well!

  • June 1, 2012 My Inner Chick

    He is sooo beautiful. Watch out, Mama.
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  • June 1, 2012 Janice

    Love that expression! Perfect caption!
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  • June 1, 2012 Erin

    That’s hilarious! Isn’t it amazing how the attitude comes out at such a young age? That’s totally something that is not published in any Mommy book!
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      I know, I’m kinda scared now!

  • June 1, 2012 Leslie

    He looks like such a big boy in this picture! Why do kids have to grow up so quickly?
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  • June 1, 2012 Sue

    OMGoodness! When did Monkey turn 16? He looks so OLD!
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      It must be the ‘tude.

  • June 1, 2012 Galit Breen

    Hee! Totally looking at that ‘lil cutie pie! πŸ™‚
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  • Oh.My.God. That is one cute kid!
    You have perfectly captured the guilty-but-not-really look!
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Hah! One of many of his looks.

  • June 1, 2012 Elizabeth

    I’m always amazed with the looks they come up with at such an early age! Too cute. =)
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      He started real young with the expressions!

  • June 1, 2012 Devan McGuinness

    i am convinced toddlers always have the best attitude stares. This will be a good one for the wedding day πŸ˜‰

    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Haha, good point!

  • June 2, 2012 Lady Jennie

    Oh my gosh, can you not just see the attitude already? And what a beau gosse! (a gorgeous guy)

    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      I can and I’m terrified!

  • June 2, 2012 Charlotte

    HAHAHAHAA, I love this picture! So cute πŸ™‚ What? He’s on a very important business call!

    I can’t wait to catch up with you and see how life has been treating you. I feel as though I’ve missed so much! XOXO and hope all’s well, bunny.
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    • June 2, 2012 Alison

      Yes he was! And thank you for catching up with all the posts! xo

  • June 2, 2012 Deb

    haha – now that is an expression I would back away from or at least give in to whatever he asked for.
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    • June 3, 2012 Alison

      I backed away. Slowly. πŸ™‚

  • June 2, 2012 Renate

    Such a handsome little boy! He’s really adorable!
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  • June 3, 2012 Nikky44

    I love him!!!
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  • June 3, 2012 Katie

    not gonna lie…he looks SO much like his momma. Hip and beautiful! πŸ™‚
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    • June 3, 2012 Alison

      Except I have a better ‘tude πŸ™‚

  • June 3, 2012 vanita

    he is just so darn cute. is that look universal with little boys? having only one son i don’t have the experience. my 3 girls have never had that look, but damian has it when he doesn’t want to be bothered. lol
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    • June 4, 2012 Alison

      I think it IS a universal toddler dude ‘tude look!

  • June 4, 2012 Robin

    Ha! So perfect. Love the expression. Keep this photo – you’ll need it for comparison when he’s a teenager. πŸ˜‰

    • June 4, 2012 Alison

      This one’s for the wedding – his wedding. Heh πŸ™‚

  • June 23, 2012 Tonya

    Oh my!
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