December 19, 2011

What a Duckzaster!!

It appeared she had all her ducks in a row....
...until I discovered the Duckzaster at ground zero.

December 4, 2011

"Come Here, Dumbo!"

So, my four year old daughter likes to pretend she's "Dumbo the Kangaroo." (I have no idea where this came from). This morning at church she said, "Mom, tell me, 'Come here Dumbo!'" Then she said, "Say, 'Put your coat on, Dumbo.'" I'm just waiting for someone in some public place to pull me aside and read me the riot act over what a bad parent I must be. Why couldn't she pick something like "Sweetums," "Cutie," or even "Sally," the Kangaroo?! Sheesh.

November 6, 2011

When "Work" Makes a Mother-Teacher Smile

At lunch today my 7-year-old overheard a conversation about pushing and pulling and interjected, "Mom, don't scientists call that 'work'?" 

April 1, 2011

"It's Like I'm Having Surgery!"

Apparently our third son (who is presently 5) has a flair for the dramatic.  This morning while I was cutting his fingernails, he exclaimed, "It's like I'm having surgery!"  I cannot help but roll my eyes.  Oh my.