Tag Archives: Kids

Back in the Summer of ’95

A couple weeks ago during one of our dinner conversations, the question of whether cats have bellybuttons came up. I started telling a story of the momma cat who had her litter of kittens in the closet of a housemate … Continue reading

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Spreading Cheer One Cookie at a Time

Carter ran from door to door around our cul-de-sac, bags of freshly baked cookies clutched in his fist. He respected social distancing, knocking, putting the cookies down, and stepping away to wait and see if someone answered. If they did … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Just a Bunch of Characters

Carter created these, one for each member of our family (pets included, of course). Top row: Husband, Haley, yours truly Middle row: Chloe, Sasha, James Bottom row: Carter*, Leia, Cody** *And no, we don’t let Carter smoke in real life. … Continue reading

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Am I Married to He Who Must Not Be Named?

Last weekend as I was focused on cleaning the garage, Husband shaved his facial hair. Without warning. The last time this happened was about ten years ago. Basically, Cody and Carter do not know of a time when he did … Continue reading

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An Owls’ Outing

When the boys were younger, we found magic everywhere and in everything we did. We danced with our own shadows while waiting at the bus stop, we named the bushes and hills that comprised our small patch of woods on … Continue reading

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When James Exercises

The other day I caught our orange cat, James, hanging on Husband’s robe. At the time of the robe hanging, the robe was itself hanging on the back of our bedroom door and, thankfully, not hanging on Husband. I happened … Continue reading

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It will be useful again, someday.

One day last week, to combat the boredom that comes with a pandemic quarantining, Carter decided to rearrange the furniture in his bedroom. He drew out a schematic of where he wanted his bed, dresser, bookcase. Without any thought to … Continue reading

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Watch out for that Ladyhole!

We were having dessert when one of the boys said a grossly improper sentence.  And by grossly improper, I mean by way of grammar.  (As a side note, if any of this post is “grossly improper by the way of … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into Cody’s Breakfast Playlist

Cindi Lauper  – Girls Just Want to have Fun Borgore & Sikdope –  Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse (quite a catchy tune that I find myself whistling more often that I like to admit) Marshmello  – Here with Me The HU – … Continue reading

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