Monthly Archives: January 2012

Baking with Kids

This is what happens when I start baking. They all want to join the party! This time it was only a boxed cake mix. I really did not need many helpers, but out came the chair and stools anyway! Just … Continue reading

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Is it Still Cereal if it Comes in a Bag?

As we were walking through the grocery store, Rebecca (3) pointed to this and said, “Mama, is this for the birds?” “No, Honey, it’s cereal.” “Oh. I thought it was bird food!” We usually get cereal in boxes.

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If a Tree Falls in a Forest…

If a tree falls in a forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? If a child is alone in the back yard, and no one is around to see it, do they throw … Continue reading

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Another One of Emily’s Comments

While eating dinner last night, Emily got “that look” on her face, and told me, “Mom, I was saying something in my mind, and I forgot what it was!” What a kid!

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An Idea…

The other night we had hot chocolate with dinner. Of course, that meant marshmallows too. The marshmallows we had were these little colorful car-shaped ones. They didn’t dissolve that well, and they almost seemed big enough to roast… And then … Continue reading

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Where did this Hair Come From?

I walked out of my bedroom yesterday to find THIS in the hallway. Now, we do have a lot of hair in the family. When we added the dog a few¬† years ago, I had to start sweeping/vacuuming twice as … Continue reading

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Measuring Up

Last night Rebecca found my tape measure. Of course, she proceeded to “measure” herself. She was doing a pretty good job of it too! She had the end of the tape measure all the way up to her head, and … Continue reading

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Cooking with Mom

I like to have my kids cook with me. We can get in lots of quality one-on-one time if they take turns cooking with me. I want to start the habit back up. This morning, while getting dinner in the … Continue reading

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Making Cookies and Spending Time Together

We are still easing back into routines and normalcy after Christmas around here. It was a laid back day, and our work was done when my oldest son got home from school. We did our normal thing: trumpet practice, then … Continue reading

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