Monthly Archives: February 2011

Phenomenon: A List of a Few Terms

There are several child-related phenomenon I have noticed over the last several years.  I believe these phenomenon are universal, but I don’t know the mechanism behind any of them. Rotten Apple Syndrome: When a child or pack of children seek … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Dinosaurs

I was reading to Pumpkin Pie before bed last night and he picked out The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd.  This is a classic book that has been around forever.  It was first published in 1942 … Continue reading

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Sunday Smackdown: Pinky vs The Shrub

In the interest of accuracy, this smackdown happened on Friday.  You know the SINGLE nice weather day we have had in 4 years months.  So, Sweet Pea, Pickles and every other unrestrained child on the block were outside after school … Continue reading

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Stuff I *Totally* Lied to the Shorties About: A List.

I really try not to, but occasionally I have to lie to the shorties.  Don’t judge, you have done it, too.  I have a suspicion that the lies change considerably with the age of your kids, I am hoping my … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: The Law

Way back when Sweet Pea was 4 and dinosaurs still ruled the land, we had the bestest back yard neighbors in the history of ever.  Buttercup, a year older than Sweet Pea lived mere yards away from us.  Pickles was … Continue reading

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Another Open Letter to the Shorties: Mostly About Food.

There still seems to be some additional confusion around here and it is time to clear a few more things up before I blow a gasket.  Most, but not all, of the issues today surround eating. 1.  The little silver … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: The Joys of Games

Pumpkin Pie’s buddy, Cookie, came over today to play with Pumpkin Pie because I was tired and boring they were pent up because it’s freaking February and they need to spend time with other howler monkeys who speak their same … Continue reading

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