My oldest asked about Hanukkah yesterday, and just like anything else, I answered her honestly that it was a holiday kind of like Christmas that was celebrated by people whose religion is Judaism . She said, oh. Like Jews? And I said, yes, Jews. Simple enough. [Peg Plus Cat on PBS brought it up]… she […]
We were walking across a parking lot yesterday when I randomly said ‘uh oh spaghetti-o’… to which my 4 year old replied ‘mom, what’s a spaghetti-o?’ I was flabbergasted, laughing, and a touch proud all at the same time.
[It brings to total recall when my then 2 year old (now 7 and totally aware) didn’t […]
I asked the kids to do 4 things (appx. time less than 2 minutes for an adult). The kids have adapted their own ‘orphan annie’ song– without ever seeing the movie. Laughing so hard- inside. “sweep the floor, cry for help, you do it allllllll”– they’re getting louder and rougher. I see someone getting hurt […]
Baby #4 is half baked (20 weeks gestation roughly) and I have an ultrasound next week. Fingers crossed that the rest of our bloodwork comes back okay and that everything goes as smoothly or better than it has been.
Casey is 19 months now. She’s way more of a toddler tornado than I was ever ready […]
In a way you could say we’ve always home schooled our kids. From birth we teach them how to eat, sleep, walk, talk, run, jump, play, and then the real fun begins. You realize that all along they’ve been teaching themselves. When we put our oldest in Kindergarten, we had become convinced that it was […]