Elias really likes to understand words, and does not like it if I can't explain them. This is mostly admirable, but problematic when he's watching a cartoon in Spanish. This morning, though, it was an English word he couldn't quite parse. E: Mom, what's bazillions? Me: It's a made-up number. It just means so many you… Continue reading Bazillions!
This is my sweet buddy. He literally canNOT wait to run errands with me today. Isn't he a love? Yeah, okay, fine. They give him suckers at the bank.
Being shut in a small space with both boys is always interesting. Also loud. All of the following are direct quotes from this afternoon's appointment, and none from me. (But see if you can pick out the voice of the doctor.) He's naked! No, all those orange things are muscles. What are those things? What… Continue reading Overheard at the Pediatrician’s Office
Paul went by the local tire shop Saturday to pay for a flat he'd had fixed on the farm truck. There was a full waiting room, so he was happy he was just there to hand over payment. He deflated, though, when he pulled out his wallet. "Oh, no," he said. "They sent us new… Continue reading Go Figure
Scene: The circus homestead. The promise of fro yo (BookIt reward - we don't like Pizza Hut) hangs in the air. Me: Okay. There's still time tonight for fro yo. IF the table gets cleared. <mad rush to sink> Me: Wow. I don't think the table has ever been cleared that fast. L: Yeah, I… Continue reading Clearance
I know, I know. It seems like I'm cheering a little late, but bear with me. Those of you following along on Facebook may recall that last week was spirit week at school. This means that every day has a theme and kids are supposed to be dressed in the theme. I am not good… Continue reading Go Tribe!