Tag Archives: Parenting

Skinny Dipping is the Answer

Yesterday afternoon Carter and I were sitting pool-side enjoying popsicles.  His was raspberry.  Mine was lime.  It was hot, maybe 108 or so and the popsicles were dripping. Try as we might, we could not keep up with the drips.  … Continue reading

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My Sick Day Rule(s)

The scans came back normal.  So did the X-rays.  After talk of keeping him overnight, he was released and Husband came home with Cody a bit before 11 last night.  This means Cody’s shunt is fine and we are not … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Car Conversations

Car driving conversation are the best.  Out of the blue, Carter had this to say: carter: When I grow up I might be a librarian.  me: Ah.  That would be a good choice. carter: I like to read.  Reading is … Continue reading

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“Momma – It Just Runs in the Family!”

Today Husband took Cody to a physical therapy evaluation.  School had ended by the time they were done and so he dropped Cody off at my school to hang out with me in my classroom so he could go back … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Stand Up Pee-er (or Two)

One morning, not too long ago, I was awaken by the voices of the two resident little people – Cody and Carter.  At first I could not make out what they were saying as their voices were muffled by their … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – A Hat Worthy Walk

Yesterday morning the boys decided to accompany me on my morning walk-around with Haley.  The temperature was a brisk 33 degrees and there was frost on the patches of grass we passed as we weaved our way through the city … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Brought to you by the Letter P

me:  Who peed on the floor? The boys look up from their play, there is one moment, two moments, three moments of confused silence, and then they smile and start to laugh…

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The Right Clothes for the Job

The blue cloudless sky and bright shining orb in the sky is reflective of what the weather report promises for today, sun and warmth.  I pull out the boys’ shorts from the plastic storage bins under their bed and they … Continue reading

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The Little Blue Robin Egg

On our walk home from the school bus this afternoon I spied a small light blue egg shell by the side of the road.  It was really only half a shell and it led to the following discussion. carter: If … Continue reading

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Unearthed

This morning Carter got up on the wrong side of the bed (for the life of me I can’t figure out how he continues to do this for when we combined the boys’ beds into bunk beds we made sure … Continue reading

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