The set up: Watching Animal Planet and a dog was nursing her puppies. Alex: Why are they in her belly? Ben: They are cold. Obviously. Me: They are eating. Alex: They are eating their mommy??? Ben: No they are cold. Obviously. Me: They aren’t eating her, they are drinking her milk. Alex: What? No they… More Conversations with 4 year olds
I folded 7 loads of laundry yesterday. I painstakingly folded and made beautiful piles of clean clothes…on my couch. Yesterday. As I stare at the piles now on my couch, I am saddened slightly. They are no longer beautifully folded into neat columns of clean clothes. They have been rummaged through for clean underwear and… More The art of being home.
Strangers say lots of silly things when they see crank and spank. Things like: Double trouble! Better you then me! Sure do have your hands full Are they twins? And my personal favorite as of late… I always wanted twins. Well since you always wanted twins let me break it down for you. Let me… More I always wanted twins!
It’s been an emotional week. Filled with lots of tears, lots of second guessing, and lots of worry. In times like these, children can really put things into perspective. Things said by crank and spank while Charlie (our cat) was dying this week. 1. We can get in a big airplane and visit him in… More For the love of crank and spank
Someone told me having a pet is like selling your soul to the devil. They give this amazing happiness and unconditional love but then the devil comes knocking for them. Some of the hardest moments in my life have been saying goodbye to a furry family member. This time is no different. Saying goodbye has… More Some of the greatest people I know have fur.
When am I going to stop saying…. Get that out of your mouth! Please for the love that is all holy in this world stop taking your pants off. Why? Just why? Please tell me why. No! You can’t run around the house naked…unless you want to use the potty. Then guess what? You can… More When, please tell me when…
The newest game all the cool kids are playing? Walk your brother like a dog. The things the terrible did while I was at work…. 1. Knocked over the flowers that were on the kitchen table. I know this because half the flowers were still on the floor when I came home. 2. Got into… More You Want My Life.