One of my kids has this cute little teddy bear. It has the most pathetic looking eyes and when you push its tummy, it prays in the sweetest little voice, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. Stay with me through the night and bless me with… Read More Creepiest Thing I’ve Seen in a While
Parenting Pro Tip: When your kids are whining about something, “sing” whatever they are saying back to them. Today’s “song.” “I want to watch it,” sung to the tune of “I want my M.T.V.” It either saves your sanity or helps you lose it in a way that is way more fun–not sure which.
5 year old to me: “Mom, what are those white things next to the elephant’s trumpet called?”
To my almost 3 year old: “Stop licking the wall!”
An almost empty lotion tube-necessary for the 5 million times I have to wash my hands every day. A piece to a game I was playing that morning with my 5 year old. This game: (It’s fun and hilarious, by the way.) The wrapper from the sticky part of the envelope I used to pay… Read More A Mom’s Pocket Contents–Otherwise known as Strange Sort of Photo Journalism for Parents
Us to kids: Listen, there are four of you. We expect to at least double our investment, so we expect at least 8 grandkids. We don’t care how you divide it up, but 8 it is. They completely and totally agreed! Sounds legal and binding to me! 😉 Dinner time conversations can get weird around… Read More Can we get that in writing?
I was hurrying my 4 year old through her morning routine. 4 year old: “Mommy, you’re a butthead.” Me: What? 4 year old: “Um, I didn’t say you are a butthead, I said Mommy, I love you.”
4 year old daughter comes into my bedroom after I’ve tucked her in for the night. Me: Why are you out of bed? 4 year old: I have to talk to you. Me: What do you have to say? 4 year old *thinks for a minute*, leans closer to my face with her index finger… Read More Words of Wisdom