Ben the seven year old just came running down the stairs in a panic: “Mommy Adam just said a curse! I heered (spelt wrong intentionally) it! He said C R A P - The C word!” I’m laughing so hard I can’t come up with something witty to follow this up I’m also terribly relieved “the C word” didn’t mean what I thought it meant! C’mon you were...
Some days life punches you in the face and knocks you flat on your ass Forcing you to be so freaking grateful for the before pictures In a way that you never really were Because in that very moment You just cant bare to imagine what it’ll be like in the after ones Know why? Now with every smile comes a constant reminder That someone is missing
Ben: “Mommy, you need to figure out why it takes my favorite jammies 2 days to get from my hamper back into my dresser.” I’m sure my mother-of-the-year award is in the mail somewhere.
Conversations with my kids
Adam the 9 year old: “Mommy, my teacher asked us to get holiday stickers for her if we see them because she is running out.. can we look for some?” Me: “Sure.” Adam the 9 year old: “She said she’d give us the money for them but I’m just gonna say, “No, no I don’t need it.. its ok.”“ Ben the 7 year old: “I’ll take...
Ben the seven year old: “Mommy.. I don’t want to trick or treat today.. I don’t want all that candy.” Adam the nine year old: “Ben.. you are just NOT a kid.”