Have you ever felt like your kids school’s teachers and staff think you are disheveled, bonkers or possibly a stripper? Well, after the story I am about to tell you you will realize that my kids principal and school counselor probably think I am all three. The night before the first day of school and because this was our first year […]
Character on Character: Our eight year-old Peter and I spend a great deal of time in the school parking lots. We are either waiting after we drop off his brothers at the middle school or waiting to pick them up. Sometimes we play games, usually listening to music, and he likes to read to me […]
Mitchell, said with a very grown up matter-of-fact manner …”Dadda, I think there is more yelling than learning going on in Kindergarten.”
“Honey, I HAD you to do the dishes. You should be thanking the dishes. It is because of the dishes you exist.”
Every year I think my mother was smarter than the year before.
Here is a story about my mom called “Back Back Before You Could Just Go And Buy Boobies” that includes the obvious mention of boobs and chicken poop and how you can use one to get the other.
For all of you with girls I want to remind you that little boys are different. For little boys, that area is a toy that stays with you. To quote one of my kids when they were three, “When can I get one of these BALLS out so I can see what they look like?” Your daughter is putting shoes on her Barbie’s feet right now and I have an anatomically (in)correct foot-less pasta dude on my fridge.