Thursday, October 23, 2014

To Tell the Truth

Me: Matthias, did you use my toothbrush? Is that why it's here? (I'd found it on the TV stand.)

Matthias: No. I was just cleaning some rocks.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Baby Blues

Thom was out of town all day, so I had to bring the boys with me to a baby shower this evening. We'd barely gotten in the door when Jackson announced, "I was FORCED to be here!"
And thus begins our session on gender equality.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mommy's Helper

Matthias cleaned some of my windows with a good blast of water from the hose yesterday. If only he'd noticed that a couple of the windows he washed were open. If only.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Travelling Companion

Your first mistake, little spider, was crawling across my steering wheel while I was in rush hour traffic. 

Bonus points for me: I didn't scream AND I squished that puppy with my bare hands.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

That Counts, Too

Jackson, to a classmate: I can write my name in cursive.

Classmate, defiantly: Well, I can write my name in English!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Quiet Time

Sleeping children are wonderful because those are the rare moments in a day when they're not moving 90 miles an hour. But better yet, they're the rare moments a parent has to really admire what marvelous creations those little people are.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Details are Hard Sometimes

You feel a special kind of silly when your son points out in public that your shirt is inside out and backward.