My two-year-old after Mass was blessing himself with holy water saying “Father, Son, Read the rest of this entry
One, your daughter says to you, “I just got hit in the nuts.”
and two, you catch your daughter attempting to Read the rest of this entry
We were having a dinner party, and for dessert I had planned to make lemon meringue pie. Knowing this in advance, my seven-year-old daughter was very disappointed when I announced that I would make lemon bars instead. When she complained, I explained that lemon meringue pie is difficult and it’s been many many years since I’ve made one. Lemon bars would be much quicker and simpler.
She replied, “But, Read the rest of this entry
My four-year-old went through a phase of crying out in the middle of the night because of bad dreams. I got accustomed to the routine of getting out of bed in just my pajama shorts, and sitting in the rocking chair with her until she calmed down.
One night when I heard her calling, I got out of bed, went to her room, picked her up, and just as I was about to sit down with her in the chair she said, “Daddy, could you please Read the rest of this entry
One day, about a month after my daughter turned three, she started crying inexplicably. Concerned, I asked her why she was crying. She replied, through her tears, Read the rest of this entry
Talking to one of the 3rd graders one day, I asked him how his year was going. He said to me, “Oh, it’s going okay. I’ll be really glad when we’re done with fractions, though.” I nodded understandingly, “Tough, huh?” Without missing a beat he said, “Well, not exactly, but they make my parents fight.”
As I was getting dressed one morning, my two-year-old daughter walked in and said, “Oh, you’re so pretty, Mommy.”
I replied, “Awh, thank you, Baby. Sometimes Mommy doesn’t feel pretty.”
After a long pause she said, Read the rest of this entry
Pointing out the different colors in her book, my two-year-old daughter said, “Red… orange… yellow… green… blue… purple… white… black… pink… and Read the rest of this entry
My two-year-old son was singing, or rather, belting out, the Alleluia in his best voice. The only problem was that he replaced the word “Alleluia” with Read the rest of this entry