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SNOW … (Yet another episode from “Snowed in with the Kids”

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Yes.  More snow.

And the kids found the Uno deck …

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THOUGHTS OF A SIX-YEAR-OLD

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My six-year-old: “Mom, how come you have parents when you and Dad already are parents?”
Me: “Well, we were your age once. And parents are still parents, even after their kids grow up.” And then I started to go into how he also had aunts and uncles. And cousins.
Nathan just shakes his head. “Mom, you’re really starting to freak me out.”

… time for a little reflection …

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My daughters decided to teach my six-year-old to meditate.

From the side room, I heard “Ohm! Ohm! Ohm!”

I don’t think the six-year-old quite got it.  Because I also heard, “Gnome! Gnome! Gnome!”

A MAGICAL MOMENT IN PARENTING

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There’s that magical moment when you actually feel ahead of the game, so to speak.  All the lunches are packed for schools the next day.  The kids are all bathed and on track for bedtimes.

And then you realize that school doesn’t start until Wednesday and the kids have two more days of vacation …

Kids and Cussin’

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Our 9-year-old wanted to watch something, but we said no, stating that it wasn’t appropriate.

Nat: “I already know six cuss words.”
Me: “Well, there’s no need for you to learn any more.”
Her eyes got huge. Grinning she said, “THERE’S MORE!”

Face-palm. Mom fail.

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Feeling rough, but hanging in there. My chronic illness has been rearing its ugly head even more lately. Sometimes, I just have to give in and go to sleep. Rest first, write next.

This morning, however, I decided to get some work done on the book or at least try to. My puppy, Little John, then jumps up on the couch, promptly licks the remote and triggers Netflix. I think he’s trying to tell me something …

Must NOT give into temptation …