Tag Archives: The things kids say

Where the Clutter Ends

Husband is the master of clutter. In my life his clutter is a bit like the music one is subjected to while on hold waiting to talk to a representative of some random company or another, background noise that is … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Litterbox Mafi

me: “One down, two to go!“ This morning I was in the process of one of my least favorite tasks, the cleaning of the litter boxes. We have three cats and as such should have four boxes, one more than … Continue reading

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Dripping

Sarcasm can be greatly overused to the point that I will avoid people for whom sarcasm is their first, and only, language. It can be unkind and condescending, especially if misunderstood. That being said, I enjoy a quip dripping sarcasm … Continue reading

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Heavy Dancing

In an effort to be uplifting, news programs tend to end with a short, feel good piece. Using this strategy last night, the final news story was about a father-daughter dance class, highlighting African American fathers and their young dance … Continue reading

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Fun Fact

Carter enjoys reading about history, especially the shady or darker parts of history such as wars, treason, and diseases. One of his favorite book series is Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales. Carter also likes sharing what he learns, random tidbits at … Continue reading

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Wood Grain Paths

What do you see when you look at this? I used to just see a hard wood floor, one that typically needs cleaning. A hard wood floor that I try my best to keep dry when both two footed and … Continue reading

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Walking Genius

Last night Husband was crowned with the title “Walking Genius” from non other than our son, Carter. Such high praise from a tween requires explanation. Apparently, unbeknownst to me, Husband has had a life long empty Hershey’s Syrup bottle ritual.  … Continue reading

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Eating (with) Grandma

Late last week as I was rummaging around in our freezer, I came across some leftover Practice Thanksgiving turkey. I really need to clean out my freezer more often. (If you are unfamiliar with our family created holiday, you can … Continue reading

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Not a Mermaid

Last Saturday Ellie, our neighbor came over. Her twin’s dance class started up again and the class only allows one parent and no siblings to go, in order to keep the number of people small. We have been allowing the … Continue reading

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Nervous Pickles

me: Why are there spots of juice or something on the table? Cody: It was the pickle jar. It sweats ever time I open it – it gets nervous. Cody is a voracious pickle eater who has been known to eat many, … Continue reading

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