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How’s that go again?

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English: Front view of Angelo acquasantiera at...

English: Front view of Angelo acquasantiera at Santa Maria degli Angeli, Rome. Holy water font. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My two-year-old after Mass was blessing himself with holy water saying “Father, Son, Read the rest of this entry

How to tell that you have two boys and a girl

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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

Well, if SHE can do it….

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Mum's lemon meringue pie from above.

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

The real nightmare

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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty (Photo credit: alfromelkhorn)

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

Three is the new 80

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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

As heard in a Kindergarten classroom, part 6

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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.”

A fellow teacher’s student mentioned something about his mom going to the salon to get her hair cut. Another student replied, “Oh wow! That’s funny. My mom actually goes to the salon to get hair put on.” Read the rest of this entry

If you don’t have anything nice to say…

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When I was a young girl growing up in Europe, my dad  instructed me not to talk about people when they were present, but I could talk privately about someone after we got home. So one day when I saw an unusual-looking woman on the train, I turned to my father and said, in a conspiratorial tone, yet probably still loud enough for the woman to hear, Read the rest of this entry

What a charmer

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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

A “chip” off the old block

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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

He sings like an angel

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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