I work from home and consequently get to spend a lot of time with my daughter. I am not sure if I can take total credit for her Tomboyishness but I hope that this at least suggests that I have a good relationship with her. « Continue reading »
My four year old son is always making us laugh. Here is a conversation we had in February. He just finished a bad coughing spell and this is what he told me.
Marshall: “Mom, I need a new froat. Cuz if I don’t get one then I will just go: (open and close mouth without making noise) er I will frow up and that’s not fun is it Mom?” « Continue reading »
When our daughter was 5 years old, we started giving her a little allowance for cleaning up her room to get her used to the idea of money. As soon as she ever got any money she would immediately want to go buy a stuffed animal (this is still true at age 8). « Continue reading »
Just a quick funny story that happened today. I was wrestling around with my daughter this afternoon. After a few minutes, we were just laying on the floor next to each other taking a break from the ultimate fighting/tickling tournament in which we were engaged when I asked her if she realized I had created a website on which I was telling stories about her. « Continue reading »
My last few posts have been a bit serious so I thought I would write something a little more light-hearted. This is a story my mother often shared with me as a child. It was one of the many humorous parenting stories she collected while we were young. It reminds me how much we can learn from our children. « Continue reading »