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TV

“Iwannawatchashow!Iwannawatchashow!Iwannawatchashow!Iwannawatchashow!Iwannawatchashow!Iwanna!” A week after school got out, Rob came home to find the TV in the middle of the living room floor.  That was as far as I could drag it after I flipped out on the kids and ripped the thing off the wall.  (Okay, I carefully unplugged it.) Before summer started we had […]

Graham re: his Mommy

Graham re: his Mommy

Moms get the worst of kid angst… but also the best of kid sweetness.  Graham’s Twitter comments prove it: (After being asked to pick something up) “But it’s not Mother’s Day anymore!” “You’re the best mommy. I even love you.” (after I said I wanted him to put his socks on) “Mommy, you don’t always […]

toothy milestone

toothy milestone

“Can I have a tissue?  I’m going to pull this tooth out.” And in true Violet form, once she decides something, it’s a done deal.  Dried the loose tooth with the tissue and yanked the sucker right out. Graham is already tired of hearing about it.

best year yet

best year yet

On the first day of summer vacation we woke up late. (Yes, 6:30 is late.) I made pancakes (not from the box!), omelets (from our backyard flock!) and plenty of coffee (for me, not the kids.)  The rest of the day we puttered around, played games, cooked, read, went to the gym and had a leisurely bedtime […]

update: photo contest

Honorable mention!  Yay! I totally agree with their choice for first place.