This morning I woke up to my three-year-old son unlocking our front door, buck naked. When I asked him what he was doing he calmly said, "I'm just looking for the orange airplane." Oh, thanks for clarifying. And the naked part? I knew I put him to bed with pajamas and a diaper on. Where … Continue reading Goooooood Morning! (Can you hear the sarcasm?)
Frustrated, impatient, and tired, I came into my room, sat on my bed and prayed in earnest, "Please, Lord, let him poop." (You never know what you are going to be praying for as a parent, do you?) Then just like that, a wave of inspiration flowed over me. Was it the Holy Spirit? I … Continue reading Prayers and Poetry, Inspired by Poop
I'm really starting to dislike the local library. I am sure the feelings are mutual. Folks, I have just incurred a $20.00 fee for returning damaged books! Yes, it was my fault. I'm guilty. Here's what happened: I set the books on the floor of my van next to my water bottle. My water bottle that … Continue reading Luckless at the Library
We haven't had the best luck with the local library. Maybe I should rephrase that. They haven't had the best luck with us. The last time we checked out books from the library I unwisely let my children "read" them on the way home. Moments later I realized the folly of my decision when I … Continue reading So That’s What Happens to Library Books…
I've had the relatively same experience a few times recently. It goes something like this: Me out and about with my kids, usually holding one, chasing another. One might be crying, or screaming, or kicking; most definitely someone is running. I am probably trying to do something totally unreasonable like feed them a meal in … Continue reading These are the days?
Here's what's new around our house these days… Yup, he's pretty much a walker now! Finally! He is 13 months old. As we settle into this second year of having two in tow, things are getting easier. It's a nice break. When I found out I was going to have another baby only 14 months … Continue reading What’s new
It's that time of year again. Time to buy another pair of sunglasses. My latest pair of Vera Wang’s from Kohl's have lost a screw, and left me squinting into the wild blue yonder defenseless against the sun's blinding light reflecting off of asphalt and silver Toyota Camrys. Was it the poor construction that formulated … Continue reading The truth about cheap sunglasses