“I don’t even like everyone in my class, why do I have to give them friendship cards?” This question came from Biz, my 7-year-old, who was very blunt with me about not wanting to hand out Valentine’s Day cards at school. On Friday, I referenced Valentine’s Day as being “icky and contrived.” My first feelings of… [Read More…]
Because how else does a 7-year-old sit on a couch?
I have a deal with my kids that they can wear shorts until the end of October as long as they don’t complain they are cold. This is a typical outfit for my boys right now. Note the block of ice Biz is holding in his hand from the bird bath in the garden. It… [Read More…]
“You’ve got big muscles, Mom!” my six-year-old giggled as he poked at my legs. “I’ve got muscles like you too,” he flexed his biceps and smiled proudly. He has been watching me get stronger physically through strength training, but he’s observing much more than me building muscle. On September 26, 2014, I made a commitment… [Read More…]
I don’t do roller coasters, but I’m usually down for the spinny rides. Linking up with Wordless Wednesday and 5 Minutes for Mom