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  • This One

    This one turns five on Tuesday. It suddenly occurred to me that we are no longer ‘parents of young children’. We are parents of ‘elementary aged’ children now. It seems so strange to move beyond having any babies or toddlers.

  • Baby Teeth

    Jude has lost his toofers. Just like that. One morning he came in and I jokingly asked him if he had any loose teeth. Up he runs and I am shocked to find a little wiggler. Huh. He’s four. FOUR! I know! He felt it too. He was happy as a clam with his little […]


This is the archive for March, 2013.


Gigi Said

  • Topless Tapas 2012-11-03 18:44:52-

    Tami was leaving to go out with her friend and the kids begged to go with her. I said, "you don't want to go with mom, she is going to the Tapas bar and we are going to stay here and play games."

    Gigi stiffened, "That's weird", she said as she blushed. I processed fast and realized the problem. "TAPAS bar. It means 'small plate', not TOPLESS bar!"

Jude Said

  • Nicknames 2013-01-04 21:30:33-

    The checker at the store asked our always conversational little boy what his name was. He replied "Jude" then added "but sometimes they call me pumpkin brown". LOL.

    And they are right. We call him that after the folksong that we sing sometimes.

A long time ago…