A Little Mud on the Tires

Auntie Becca got Eli finger paints for his birthday, and we used them for the first time this morning. Yeah, I know, my kid spending the first 2 plus years of his life not being introduced to finger painting, is not grounds for mom of the year award. For 2 reasons… 1) finger painting is […]

What Little Boys Are Made Of

Snips and snails and puppy dog tails… when we discovered baby Bowen would be Eli , I began fortifying myself for all things boy. There are certain traits that seem to accompany the XY chromosomes more frequently than the XX chromosomes. Traits such as dirt, fist fights, farts, and speeding tickets, just to name a few. I thought […]

Espresso and Puppy

We’ve all joked about ways of dealing with someone else’s unattended child. Give red-bull and a kazoo. Sell on ebay. Trade for donuts. Sell to the circus. Tow away at parent’s expense. Yesterday, my child was THAT child. I know, I know. I’m being entirely unfair blaming my toddler’s behavior on my toddler. My 2-year-old’s […]