Category Archives: Funny kids

He’s Destined for Greatness

A couple of weeks ago I took all three kids, plus two friends, to the climbing gym. This in itself was not that unusual. We practically live at the climbing gym. What was unusual about this trip was that when … Continue reading

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My Son the Bad Influence

Actual e-mail that just arrived in my inbox: Thanks a lot for letting Tonka get a Mohawk…we spent the night in tense negotiations with [Tonka’s classmate] not to cut his lovely locks! Awesome. Five years old and he’s already getting his peers into … Continue reading

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This Must Be A Record

At bedtime Tonka was playing with his tooth. It was supposed to stay in the little dish on his headboard, but he just couldn’t resist handling it when he was supposed to be going to sleep. Of course, as anyone … Continue reading

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Is There Anything Better?

The kids have a snow day from school today… …on the day report cards were scheduled to come home. To say that they are giddy would be an understatement.

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Another Random Observation

Son, I love that you are independent enough to get your own snacks, and I adore the fact that you want to share. But in future, please don’t add miniature marshmallows to my coffee without asking. That’s just not a pleasant … Continue reading

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This is My Son on (Legal, Over-the-Counter) Drugs

Actual conversation with Tonka at bedtime last night: “Mom? Cats have glowing eyes.” “No, sweetie, cats’ eyes don’t glow.” “YES!” He is adamant. “Zombie cats’ eyes glow!” Oh dear. Talk of zombies at bedtime does not bode well for Mamadragon … Continue reading

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This is Rapidly Becoming a Harry Potter Blog

Scenes from the past week: I am whipping around the kitchen cleaning up breakfast dishes and making lunches when Tonka comes down the stairs with a silk scarf covering his head and face. Assuming this is related to Halloween talk … Continue reading

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