Noni arrived a week ago. She’ll be here till mid January. I knew P would be excited but I didn’t think this much. When we picked Noni up from the airport P was beside herself. The only other time I’ve seen her this excited was when we she saw Tinkerbell and Minnie Mouse at Disneyland. … Continue reading Another Generation
I’ve mentioned before that I’ve had some of the roughest weeks with P lately. Everything is a power struggle. Dinner time in particular has been horrific. She doesn’t want to eat. She doesn’t want to use utensils. But, put a piece of cake in front of her and she can eat like an aristocrat with … Continue reading Lessons in Parenthood
Last week P picked up our Canon 40 D while l wasn’t looking and started taking pictures of our house. She worked it as if it was a heavy extension of her hand. D came home a little later and I had to show him what she had done so I asked her to take … Continue reading A Photographer in the Making?
Yesterday we were on a hike. We stopped at the hay “barn” on the way home. P loves to climb the bails. I’m glad no one was around. Most people would think I’m an awful parent for letting P climb all the way to the top but I feel the contrary. I even know D … Continue reading Explaining Danger
Another great Halloween! I never liked this holiday until I had a child. The theme this year: bees. P was a bee, D was a bee keeper and I was a beehive. D’s and my costumes were from the Martha Stewart website. P’s costume was a take on the chicken she did last year. We … Continue reading Halloween 2010