Stunt Man

Thinker thinks about how to take sun burst shot

B proudly showed me this trick on our walk to the grocery store last night.

Apparently ‘daddy’ helped him come up with this questionable stunt (insert side-eye to Mr here). I think my response (a variation on my usual theme of “if you’re going to do stupid boy things, don’t act surprised when you get hurt”) horrified the tourists gathered around The Thinker.

Now every morning there’s a cup of coffee and I wear your ring

May 13th is my wedding anniversary. Mr and I have been married for SIX YEARS. Tonight, Mommom and Boppy watched B for a couple of hours so we could go out to dinner, and reflect on the state of our (mostly) successful union.

I jokingly list all the reasons why I love my husband, but honestly? Here’s what I know after six years of marriage. Continue reading

We do it a little differently at our house…

This worksheet is the kind of thing that usually sends me into orbit. I know it’s a little thing, but really, it’s 2011. Couldn’t we be talking about parents instead of mothers vs. fathers?

But this time I just laughed, because in our house, when the laundry hamper gets full, B comes out of his room to announce,

Mommy, Daddy really needs to do the laundry. Continue reading