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.

Christmas mascot

This ornament is going to make my friend Leah so goddamn happy. Better than a gif of a naked baby bear dancing to the Bee Gees.

Some people say there’s a golden light

Because I got really, really tired of explaining again and again that I do not get Minecraft, and no, I cannot help you.

Well, what do you know

This season of illness is so not fucking around.

Things to consider if you really are considering adopting a dog

Just because she can’t balance anything on her head doesn’t mean she’s completely useless.

My beat poet

This season has not been kind to my child in terms of illness, but she has so much content to pull from for her eventual award-winning collection of poetry.

Down, set, hut!

I’d actually encourage her to take this up over the violin any day of the week.

Wherein my child resembles her uncle

Before you judge me, remember that the other one I raised was deconstructing Shakespeare at her age and negotiating peace treaties between warring nations.

Keeping watch over her flock

Glad tidings of great joy Coco brings to her ailing sheep.