Rowdy Rebel Not Listen

When we moved back to Southern California, Rowdy Rebel’s nap and sleep schedule got out of sinc (AGAIN). So, I started laying down with him to get him asleep to avoid the screaming. The other day, he kept saying over and over, “MOMMY, I don’t WANT to sweep (sleep)! I don’t want to!” I was […]

Secrets about Preschool

I had the most interesting conversation with my three-year old. He was being typical Rowdy Rebel–sweet, honest, yet naughty all at the same time. He said “I want to go to school.” (He omits “doesn’t,” so he actually meant, “I don’t want to go to school.”) I asked why. He said, “Teacher said she going […]

Unique (Okay, Wierd) Teddy Bear Name

When we were in Northern California, Deep Thinker’s class took a field trip to a factory where they make teddy bears. Before he went, he asked me my favorite color but wouldn’t tell me why. I said black. But he said, no, that he thought red might be a better one. So, I said “Okay, […]

My Son Is Cool (Well, Not Exactly)

I think all kids love copying phrases they hear adults say. My older son is no exception. He tries really hard and loves it when his friends laugh or think he sounds cool. Yesterday I was asking about his new school. He’s been going a week and a half, but I guess I’ll ask these […]