“Perhaps You’ve Noticed You’re Changing…”

Seriously, what were filmmakers in the Eighties thinking when producing puberty education videos?

Baby G

It’s fine. I baby proofed that table with some turpentine.

Flashback Friday

My little baby Bobo, innocent and perfect in every possible way.

Smarter than a fifth grader

On behalf of all her classmates who probably whittled down seven pencils each trying to figure out that math problem.

Oh, that’s right

Just one of the many items in her impressive arsenal.

Beautiful contradictions

One tiny exchange that exemplifies what it is like to live with this kid.

Thou shalt not blog about thy daughter’s fifth grade class

When I get called into the principal’s office for this I will become yet another cautionary tale.

An educational holiday

For the child who will look at the word “blue” and say, “That spells ‘waffle with syrup.’”

Her Christmas present

Perhaps the most wonderful day of the year for this dog.

Second Christmases

There may be more Play-Doh paraphernalia under the tree tonight along with a giant bag of coal and a scrolling list of chores.