Josh: “Thanks for the good dinner, mom!” Me: (Brightening) “Thanks Josh!” Him: “Except I don’t like the soup. It tastes yucky and makes me feel sick.” Loudspeaker in my head: “Thank you for riding the parenting roller coaster! We’ll be here all night!”
*dad kisses everyone good-bye on his way out the door for work* Josh: Dad, you’re the best kisser!” Me: …..
You might think, “Huh, it’s a salad.” And you would be partly right. But what you DON’T know is how special it is. It is a special salad because I am finishing it in peace and quiet inside a car in a parking lot while 3 littles are asleep in their car seats. As you […]
All boys slept through the night, Mom has had a shower, there’s a chill in the morning air, eggs & bacon for breakfast and I’ve had my coffee. So much yesssss on this mid September morning!
I will call this little segment “Driving Back Late at Night with Three Little Boys” Josh: “Mom, can you turn up the music?” Me: “No, daddy and I would like to talk to each other.” *3 seconds of silence* Dave: “You didn’t say that with much conviction. I don’t think you really mean that.” Dave: […]
Been teaching Josh the rules of the road. Now he’s piping up from the back seat “MOM! YOU GOTTA STOP!!!!!!” And “GO MOMMMMM!!!!!!” He’s also giving me his opinion on what I should do on a yellow. I AM DEBATING WITH A THREE-YEAR-OLD ON MY DECISION MAKING AT A YELLOW LIGHT. People, this sums up […]
Awfully quiet in Dodgers stadium tonight. You could hear a pin drop. A pin that sounds like 4 home runs by JD Martinez. It feels so SO GOOD.
I have a new strategy for keeping Sam from destroying the house when I’m occupied with the baby. Ya’ll ready for this? Okay, I stick him in the same room with Joshua and play off of Joshua’s need for justice. The second Sam steps out of line, Josh tattles on him. I reward Josh’s bad […]