Children, Loose Teeth, And Treasures

For children loose teeth are of paramount importance! BUT I thought Deep Thinker would NEVER lose his first tooth. In kindergarten, his first peer reported a baby loose tooth. Then the next person. Pretty soon everyone is losing teeth. Except Deep Thinker. He handled it well…until about the middle of first grade. Then a few […]

My First Grader’s Manly Internet Search

Oh my. My first grader has been using the computer more and more. I am not ready for this. Yet I encourage it. We often use it together to find the answers to his questions–you know, things like “What’s a spider web made of, Mom?” So he has seen me do Internet searches many times. […]

Snowman With Super Boobs

Deep Thinker wrote the funniest story for school. The teacher lets them write anything they want, and usually he comes up with some pretty gross boy themes that seem to involve … sorry, but burping and things of this nature. (This is only during their free writing time–at other times they write about more standard […]

Dirty-minded Three-Year Old???

Rowdy Rebel has a part-time nanny, Katia. They talk and play non-stop–literally from the time she comes to the time she goes home. He’s a lucky boy. Anyway, Katia has 2 daughters who are already a little older (and in school). So she brought over their old Barbie’s the other day. There were also Barbie […]

Leg Hair

A while back, Deep Thinker was taking a bath and noticed he had leg hair. He was SO excited and said “Mommy, Mommy, I have leg hair! I can’t WAIT to tell Daddy about this!” Today we were walking to school, and he was explaining that he now has more leg hair (which is not […]

Kids and BOTTOMS

Rowdy Rebel’s now pointing to EVERYTHING all over the place and telling me the name. It’s fun to see how many words he’s learned. I have a shirt that Rowdy Rebel LOVES. The shirt has a bird on it. So the other day, he points to the head of the bird on my shirt and […]