My little B, who was my NICU baby, hilariously out-proportioning the bassinet at 9 pounds–is now my absolutely amazing 5 year old. B has been kind of a peek-a-boo genius. She plays the dumb blonde FABULOUSLY. She’s been working the ‘I love blue and trucks’ for a long time. With the approach of five delights […]
Each kid has done it, confusing the parents names, even though they did just fine for weeks ahead of time, their mouths go faster than their brains. With the first 2, it happened over weekends. Daddy would be mommy, and then some combo of names until about Sunday afternoon and then he’d be daddy again, […]
Our babysitter dropped by the other day, long story, but during her brief visit the kids clamored for her attention. At one point, I was nearly on the floor laughing as my 4 year old was out of sight upstairs, but clearly pretending to be in distress saying ‘where’s my breastmilk’… at which point I […]
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 […]