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First Time Cursing

Dyl, Well, it happened.  Your first curse word!  Your first INTENTIONAL curse word.  Not a mispronunciation of “truck”.  Your pal Kaden mispronouncing “dump trucks” and shouting “Look at all the dumb fucks outside” at the library will forever be awesome.  For a while now you’ve been saying “dang it” or sometimes “darn it” but i’m…

You Start TK Tomorrow!

Dear Dyl, Tomorrow you start TK.  I’m going to leave this here to let that sink in. The transition started last Thursday when I picked you up from camp.  That was the last day I would walk into a pre-school to pick you up.  That was the day it started to feel real.  No longer…

Our New Sleep Routine

Dear Mia, About 2 months ago, we said “bye” to the crib and got you a big girl bed.  And I do mean, big girl bed – it’s a full size bed.  In the crib, you looked enormous.  Like a 30 year old sleeping in a crib.  Now, in the bed, it looks like a…

Convos w/ Dylan

Dylan: Mommy, did you know that an octopus has 8 testicles and a septopus only has 7 testicles? No, I did not know that sweetie.  It goes without saying – but, the person who corrects you is dead to me.