Two weeks into kindergarten, and my boy got ON the bus this morning! He’s been taking the bus home since day one. Saying bye to his teacher and greeting Mama at the driveway worked just fine. The kind heart of the sixth grader next door, the one willing to sit with the scared kindergartener, was […]
M’s physics questions: 1. Mama, if I hold a flashlight on a dark road, say 1,2,3 go and turn it on, which would get to the finish line first, the light or a cheetah? 2. What would happen to an ice cube on Neptune? Could we go there if we wore ten hundred snow pants?
Took my kiddo to kindergarten orientation today. Tucking him in last night amongst his stuffies, he looked so big. On the blacktop today amidst the sea of “big kids”, he looked so little. No photos to share. I kept my phone in the bag and my hand in his. We’ll document the official first day […]
Mama! Come quick!!! Dere’s a dead butterfwy on the step! Da good fing is we can wook closewy and not huwt it.
Driving to his best buddy’s house. Filling the break between camp and school with a child care swap. Daisy’s mom has them both this day. Thursday is my turn. They’ve reached the age where two is easier than one. But the anticipation is always the tough part with my guy. Are you gonna stay, Mama? […]
In my column on the Hilltown Families blog, Off the Mat: Free to Be, I tell the story of my son’s rainbow sundress. Like clouds have their silver linings, rainbows have their dark side. It was my son, the night of the festival, who raised the dark side. Mama? The peopew who fink boys can’t […]
According to my 5 year old, in prison: people have to wear scratchy clothes. all the food tastes like soap, or brussels sprout soup. you can only ask two questions each day.