…. how will the spell be broken!? Firstborn is now 13, The Girl 11 and Boy Bear is already 6.5. I have no toddlers in the house, other than a 11 month old Yorkshire terrier puppy names Yoda. Yet I’m still a Mombie… Continue reading
The last 4 falls we have been abroad so the kids where extra excited to part-take in Trick or Treating this year. Since we been away so long I had to ask people on FB when kids go out for their candy-hunt. The consensus was at dusk. We decided to wait for the first kid[s] to show up at our house and when they did, MAN, our kids got excited. They couldn’t get out the door fast enough. Continue reading
Ah, those sweet words are MUSIC to my ears!
For about a month now, we have been putting Boy Bear on the potty. Nope, we have not been potty training [officially], just putting him on the Baby Björn potty every other hour or so, he has gone number one each time and number two every couple of days. There has been only a couple of mishaps. Continue reading
The Story of the Pukies!
It’s that time a year, [stomach] flu season. It happens every year, around the world, in many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many… ok, you get the drift… in many homes. Now this family, get’s colds, coughs, runny noses, headaches, regular stuff, but the stomach flu usually passes us. And when it has come, usually only one or two people have gotten sick. Continue reading
If you read my Happy [lonely] New Year! post, you might remember that my nephew, my little brothers son, ended up with chicken pox on Christmas day.
I really had not thought about chicken pox much until then. Chicken pox is not fun, I know that from experience because I had one of the “worse cases” [quoting my pediatrician] when I was three and half years old. Continue reading
“Most adults spend the first years of a child’s life cheerfully discussing pee and poopies, and how important it is to learn to put your pee-pee and poo-poo in the potty like big people do. But once children have mastered the art of toilet training, they are immediately forbidden to ever talk about poop, pee, toilets, and other bathroom-related subjects again. Such things are suddenly considered rude and vulgar, and are no longer rewarded with praise and cookies and juice boxes.” [“Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People”] Continue reading
So… Boy Bear is turning out to be an artist!
He wants to draw [or chtraa as he says it] all the time.
He likes to have a crayon behind his ear and he likes to have crayons in his pocket. He draws on assigned papers that he has been given, he draws on The Girl’s and Firstborn’s homework, he draws on books he finds, and he draws on mail. Continue reading