It started like this. Years ago I used to forget to put the new toilet paper on the roll. You know, you get in a hurry, you just balance the new roll on the empty cardboard thingy and go on with your life. Maybe you get it next time, whatever. Apparently this laze-faire attitude towards [...]
We go to the toy store pretty regularly on Luc-Choose days. He loves that toy store. So last week, wandering around the toys, waiting for the kids to uncover today’s treasures, I found myself carrying around a little stuffed, um, bat?, creature, thingy. He was cute and I was bored and I ended up talking [...]
At breakfast, there were hard negotiations. Luc, 5, looks at me, shrewd blue eyes pretending loving innocence, and says, “Mommy, I’ll give you a kiss if you give me a cookie. Ginger snaps. One kiss per snap.” It’s an offer I can’t refuse.
Later, mid-morning, I find him dancing in the bathhouse wearing one black [...]
Paul started getting annoyed the other night at Luc who kept changing his mind about what he wanted to eat. Finally Paul said, “Get over here and eat this or I’m going to whup you.”
Luc, with zero hesitation, growled back, “BRING IT ON.” Little five year old guy with cherub cheeks and long blond [...]
I’m having a string of funny kid posts at the moment. Enjoy, because next is probably a string of depressed writer posts, or how-to farm posts, and they are not nearly as amusing. Of course, if I’m doing the farming, it can get pretty ridiculous pretty quickly. But that’s another story.
Anyway, Luc, who recently [...]
Just overheard! Hot off the game play!
Luc: Okay, let’s pretend we just got married.
Sophie: Okay. You kiss me.
Luc: Okay. [kiss]
Sophie: Now what do we do?
Luc: We just had all that Get Married Cake, so we ate all the cake and now we’re tired so we’re going to go to bed.
It’s morning, we’re first waking up, and Luc looks up at me with a gasp. “Mom!” he says in this sweet, surprised voice. “I just remembered my dream!”
I am instantly intrigued. “What was it?”
“Chicken butt!” Peels of giggles.
What? You don’t know about Chicken Butt? It’s a kid joke. Basically, you say, [...]
Sophie and I went on a rainwalk in the woods this morning. Not heavy rain, just some gentle split splat, falling through the leaves. We babbled along for a while, but the cool air and the quiet woods did their work on us. Soon we were walking along in silence, looking around, maybe pointing at [...]
Luc (4): I think I’ve figured out why we have two buns. We have two legs, and the legs go all the way up, so there is one bun per leg.
Sopihe (6): It would be really funny if there was someone who had four buns.
Luc: I think I saw someone like that on [...]
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today's yoga practice
May 12, 2013 | 1:39 pm
Full primary. I forgot to write practices down last week, oh well.
May 4, 2013 | 2:51 pm
Feeling sick. Surys. A few seated. Backbending. Bleh.
May 4, 2013 | 2:50 pm
Primary to supta konasana.
May 4, 2013 | 2:50 pm
Gah. Skip. Lame.
May 4, 2013 | 2:49 pm
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