Category Archives: Childs play

Waiting for Godot

Or the school bus. Whatever.

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Peewee in training

Truman is keen to do all the things his siblings do. Having just turned two, he is ready to learn to skate. Margie had him out on the ice a few times this past season, and he really liked it. … Continue reading

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Game on!

This looks like my two kids working out a set of rules and playing a respectful calm game on their own before school. Clearly the bodysnatchers came for them in the night. It is such a rarity that when they … Continue reading

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Winter Rules

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Epic

Epic fighting. Epic yelling. Epic mayhem. So we took drastic measures and built an epic fort, big enough for three kids. We moved two couches and a table and all designed it. Then they had a picnic brunch inside. Epic … Continue reading

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Waiting for the bus

The boys love to shovel the path with grandpa while we wait for the bus. I drink my coffee while holding the leash of our newest, and third, dog so he acclimated to our family and its rhythms.

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The Payoff Begins

“Mom, I’ll read to Truman so you can do your work and make your coffee. Truman, this is Sarah, Percy, and Bill.”

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Nap Time

The cat was under the covers. The new puggle was too busy chasing a Wild Thing toy to be captured on film, but he was with us. My boy calls all his animals to him like a ringmaster.

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Five Words

(Thump) Truman slides off the bed while I groan at the 6:45 am clock face. (Shuffle shuffle shuffle) he moseys over to the window while I play possum under the duvet. (Gasp!) (Tromp fastshuffle tromp fastshuffle) All it takes is … Continue reading

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To infinity and beyond

You know how in the Little Bear book he makes a hat that sends him to the moon? After one reading of that story little Truman plunked a greasy popcorn bag on his head and announced that hiya helmet was … Continue reading

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