Parents, here are a few red flags that your 7 year old is getting into mischief. He is playing in his room quietly He asks if he can play a game on the computer He comes out to ask you when your birthday is He returns to ask when your husband’s birthday is He asks […]
Scene: My house. My parents stopped in for a quick visit. The boys are talking with their Gramma about upcoming Easter events. Grant: “…And will we do an Easter egg hunt at your house?” Gramma: “Yes! Of course! And what do you boys want the Easter Bunny to bring you for Easter?” Me: “Mom! The […]
If no one comments on the school work that Grant does… … he’ll just go ahead and high-five himself. Good job!
Last week a video of a dog named Denver went viral because the guilty look on his face gave him away as the culprit when someone (besides the cat) ate the cat’s treats. Been there, done that, have the T shirt. I’ve mentioned previously how our dog, Corsa, gives herself away with the Guilty Smile […]
Conner has been needling Grant and just bugging his little brother in general.Grant got some scrap paper and drew a picture for Conner.I am thinking Grant is getting tired of Conner’s antics.I am also thinking that if Grant invites Conner to the beach, Conner should decline the invitation.
It’s a school morning. I have a cup of coffee and am sitting in the living room, making fun of Meredith Viera’s LACK of interviewing prowess. From the living room I can see into our dining room… You know those heavy earth moving/construction vehicles that have a claw and can grab big scoops of earth […]
Yesterday, Grant was playing with his Legos in his room. He was making the typical little boys noises: vroom, pow, crash, etc. Then those noises gave way to singing. Not just any singing. Singing that lets momma know that big brothers have been playing SNL episodes on the DVR when Grant is around. Singing of […]
Last week, I told you that Grant got in trouble for getting up and playing on the top bunk bed. NOT allowed for the little monkey. (And also, it’s not his bed.) I warned him to stay off of it. Apparently, a warning didn’t do it for him, and he got back up there again…. […]
OK. So I have THAT kid. It’ll pass. Right? Homework is a chore. He created a ruckus in kindergarten. He doesn’t listen. Grant has been “put on contract” with his 1st grade teacher. What that means is that he keeps being silly in class and disturbing others in the class. (Mainly his teacher.) A good […]
You know what’s embarrassing? When you’re home sick and you’re being a couch potato…? Naw! That’s totally understandable. When you’ve blown your nose so many times that your nose is peeling and your upper lip is cracked and you look like a leper….?Naw! You’re sick. That happens. When you’re home sick and you are on […]