Tag Archives: sweet pea

What We Found in Sweet Pea’s Room: A List

I forced under the threat of severe and extended boredom helped Sweet Pea to clean his room before he left for Camp Mamaw.  I’d rather poke myself in the eye with a sharp stick It was not entirely pleasant and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: What I Did One Wednesday in June

I am new at this Wordless Wednesday thing, so bear with me if my Wordless Wednesday has, you know, words.  I’ll do better next time.  This was my morning one day last month shortly before school ended:

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Sweet Pea Morning

Our dear Sweet Pea is turning 13 this week.  I know, it is a milestone year for us.  In honor of him, I finally finished an old half-done post about him I had hanging around.  You may know that dear Sweet … Continue reading

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My Favorite Sweet Pea Story: His Bruther

When Sweet Pea was 2 1/2, we were expecting Pickles.  We had explained to Sweet Pea that his brother would be born in the hospital and that he would come home and live here in the house with us.  This … Continue reading

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Waffle Hunger Strike

Like lots of other kids, Sweet Pea is very hungry when he wakes up in the morning.  I mean like keep-your-hands-and-feet-away-from-his-mouth hungry.  Like unhinge-his-jaw-and-pour-the-food-in hungry.  Combine normal adolescent growing hunger with coming off stimulant medication and you have something close … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie and Rookie Baseball

In Our Town, Rookie Ball is T-ball.  It the entrance for kids into the world of baseball.  Neither of our older boys played T-ball.  Sweet Pea was too whack-a-doodle to play when he was 5, and when Pickles was 5, … Continue reading

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Rule #1

The awesome Kate and Lydia at Rants from Mommyland (which I insist you read obsessively, like me) did a funny post about Rule #1 in their houses.  I couldn’t resist asking that loaded question here at Cloud 8.  This is … Continue reading

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