Category Archives: kid stuff

Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

TweetI was woken up at 5am last night-morning by Dan palming my face like a basketball he’d lost in a dark closet. His hand was flapping around on my face and I just finally said, “Stop. Stop. Seriously. What are … Continue reading

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Nocturnal Animals

TweetWanda noticed the moon was up and the sun was going to sleep. She commented that she, quite similarly, goes to sleep at night. This fact is debatable. She goes upstairs at night. What happens there is mysterious, frequently loud, … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

TweetBloggable things happen but I’m out of the habit of capturing them and then quicker than a Seattle snow storm, they disappear and when I sit down TO BLOG… nothing. So here are a few tidbits from this weekend before … Continue reading

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If Anne Studied Electrical Engineering in Fifth Grade

TweetMy daughter Laylee – with an “e” – is mighty flowery in her language and I love to read it. She was asked to write a paragraph about her reaction to her experience studying electricity. To my pallet, it tastes … Continue reading

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Four Wanda

TweetWanda is my best buddy. We’re together all day. When she smiles, I smile. When she cries, I sometimes comfort her. When I cry, she does not notice. Wanda spends a lot of time writing lately. She writes her name … Continue reading

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An Imaginative Realist

TweetWanda knows that some things are real and some things are fake and some things are a little bit of both, like my “homemade” broccoli chicken bake, for example, or stuffed animals. She talks a lot about her stuffed animals … Continue reading

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