My Kid Punched Another Kid in the Nuts
I’m so proud.
Two days ago, we got a note from my son’s teacher that he was peeping under stalls in the bathroom. Ew.
Then yesterday, the same kid punched another kid in the nuts at school.
This is one of my kids with expressive language disorder, so, although we chatted about it last night, I don’t have all the details yet. One of the following two possible scenarios is likely:
- He teamed up with
My kitchen is Tuscan yellow. A cheerful but soft shade that compliments the white cabinets, enormous farm table, and terracota counters.
My five children romp and frolick in this idyllic location, playing kindly with each other, offering to help with chores, and always remembering to wipe their feet on the mat.
Only one thing mars this picture. An off-pink plastic tub that has lived on my counter for two years this Friday.
The tub was … Continue Reading “Decorating Tips”
Pocketing Peach Pits
As a mother, there are gross things that are simply part of the job description. Pocketing peach pits is apparently one of them.
I took Abby, my almost-10 year old, to the video store yesterday. She ate a peach in the car. Reference “Excrement and Other Things My Car Smells Like” for the reason I didn’t let her leave the pit to rot somewhere in the car’s nether regions after we arrived at the store. … Continue Reading “Pocketing Peach Pits”
Excrement and Other Things My Car Smells Like
I hopped in my oh-so-hip minivan today after work on this warm, summer day in Oregon and was immediately taken aback by the moderate smell of excrement emminating from the hot interior. Not sure why I was taken aback. My car has smelled this way for at least a week now.
This is minivan number 4 for us.
I know. You’d like to be as cool as me. Take a number. And, just to whet … Continue Reading “Excrement and Other Things My Car Smells Like”