When your kids start repeating back phrases, you realize what you must sound like to them. Sometimes it is awesome: Ella’s first word was “HEY!” D2 tells me she loves me “so, so, so much.” But sometimes, you realize you say some things so often they have become meaningless. Apparently one of mine is “a […]
How long until we were buried up to our necks in My Little Ponies and pieces of discarded popcorn and semi-functional markers without lids? Not long, I assert, not long at all.
Last week I attended Ella’s school’s “Art Showcase” to learn about how the teachers incorporate arts and technology into the standard curriculum. Ella loves school, brings home cool art, and seems to be learning a lot, so I was prepared to be generally impressed. Any organization that wants to provide the paint and glitter and […]
Ella: Is there a cost to my surprise present? Me: Yes! A kiss. Ella: Hiissssssss. Me: No. A kiss. Ella: Hiiiiissssssss. Me: No! K- K- Kiss! Ella: I don’t understand your point.
Apparently math has a minimal sense of irony. That’ll teach me to do sarcastic research affiliated with my own account.