Toddler Art VI

Toddler Art VI

Elliot made a drawing the other day he called “Snake on Tracks”. What makes it even more incredible is the depth to which he explained the drawing to me. Key below the picture. Black line on bottom left: The snake Big blue squiggly line: tracks Purple...
Spilled Milk

Spilled Milk

You know that saying “there’s no use crying over spilled milk”? Well, I have to admit, the saying is true. There really is no use crying over it when your kid drops their completely full cup of milk onto the floor. No, all you can do is hand them a...
Conversations with a Toddler XXXVIII

Conversations with a Toddler XXXVIII

We were sitting around at lunch today when Elliot decided it was time for him to start prepping for next seasons Last Comic Standing. I present it to you as best I wrote it down (it was an interesting journey through this joke). Elliot: Once upon a time there were two...
Toddler Art V – Elliot’s Drawing

Toddler Art V – Elliot’s Drawing

Just the other night, Elliot decided he really wanted to color during their night night movies. Not wanting to waste his creative desires (or risk the meltdown that was starting to build when I suggested waiting until morning), I let him go to town with some crayons...
A Closer Look: Curious George and the Birthday Surprise

A Closer Look: Curious George and the Birthday Surprise

Today we’re going to take a look at one of the books in the children’s story series that I love, Curious George. We’re looking at Curious George and the Birthday Surprise. The story starts with the man telling George that he has a surprised planned...
Product Review: The Mighty Mug

Product Review: The Mighty Mug

For Father’s Day I got an email saying that The Mighty Mug company thought I deserved a mug. They gave me a coupon code to use to get one for free, so I, being the ever quick and on the ball one, waited until last week to use it. In case you’re like me and...
Our Family Purpose Wall

Our Family Purpose Wall

Several years ago, while we were still in Houston but after Isaac was born, our church’s youth and family minister talked to the congregation about creating a family purpose statement. A chance to write down what is important to your family and give you a sort...
Because Bedtime Is No Excuse for Low Fashion

Because Bedtime Is No Excuse for Low Fashion

Sometimes, when one is getting dressed for bed, one might think that it’s okay to just wear whatever one decides. Well, sometimes one also decides that the thunderstorm that’s fast approaching deserves a fashionable welcome. On those nights, one dresses...