Archive for August, 2009

I Need your Funny Kid Stories!

Published Date: August 27th, 2009
Category: Uncategorized

Have you had a moment with a child where you think to yourself, “Did this just happen?” or maybe where you have to leave the room so you don’t start uncontrollably laughing during a time when you should be reprimanding? I certainly have. My favorite being when G dropped the F-bomb while I was on speakerphone [...]

I was never Promised a Rose Garden

Published Date: August 20th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  But I have a vegetable garden. With real live tomatoes and peppers (TWO colors even). So that has got to amount to something.   I am starting to get that morose, “My child is going to school in a few weeks and then before I know it, he will be ten” feeling, which is [...]

Satellite of Love

Published Date: August 13th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  He still doesn’t get that when you make a wish on something (birthday candles, pennies in the fountain), you don’t tell anyone what it is.   In this case, we were wishing on falling stars. And eating popcorn. And drinking lemonade. And laying on a blanket with my parents on a beach in Michigan, [...]


Published Date: August 6th, 2009
Category: Weekly Thought

  So my child has started to sound like me.   Which would be fine, except that he is four.   And a boy.   I have been on a huge hat-buying frenzy to cover up my gluey, scar-ridden nose and came home yesterday with a plain, black baseball cap. When I asked G what [...]