Friday, December 28, 2012
There are so many reasons to love this Boy. One is he knows how to spell loose. On a good day
I struggle with loose, lose,loss.
He had been playing quietly in his room for hours when he told me to come quick, he had something I HAD to see. He runs into his room before me and lays on the floor.
He spelled it all out using his magnets.
When he was getting up he said," Look I even remembered to put a period at the end of my sentence."
This Boy is hilarious, he had no idea why I was laughing so hard. He's a genius, I tell you.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Boy was not amused.
He is a rule follower to say the least.
It is forbidden to write on anything but approved paper with magic markers.
When he got up to find that To-u had drawn on his picture with markers, he just
walked by it and said, "I wouldn't want to be you To-u. I hope that comes off"
I nearly lost it. I said,"To-u's magic, dont' you think he can get that off?"
He said," He could have messed up my present to Daddy." (We did the photo shoot for
Father's Day last year) The Boy was so upset I had to promise to make sure Santa knew
To-u MUST get the marker off his pictures.
I thought it was Hilarius. The Boy, not so much.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Monday, December 17, 2012
Saturday, December 15, 2012
I looked at that elf and thought I can't do anything else with you. How stupid is this, that a grown woman is running around trying to figure out what other outrageous thing to make him do.
Then I remembered there are parents out there who would literally give anything to be able to run around and do ridicules things to make their babies smile.
So I put that To-u up on the cabinet with a "popper" from the dollar store.
And I laughed right along with The Boy and thanked God again.
After what happened yesterday at the school in Connecticut, I decided I needed to grab at whole big bunch of grateful.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Sunday, December 09, 2012
Friday, December 07, 2012
I guess all the Lego people were kinda mad that To-u was getting all the attention
So they took matters into their own hands...they tied him up on a pole made of Lego's
and stood watch to make sure he couldn't get away.
So far, this had made The Boy laugh the hardest!
Thursday, December 06, 2012
Very rarely do I go back and read my old posts. But I saw that someone had googled,"smack a duck" & came to my blog that way. I thought, "WHAT?" and went to the post it took them to, and this is what I found...
Monday, June 23, 2008
I am not a person to around smacking ducks and stuff, but do you see those ducks/geese, whatever they are?
I took The Boy to a local pond with 3 bags of stale bread in tow. We sit down to feed them and all the sudden honking duck-geese swarm us! Pecking & biting! The Boy had a piece of bread in his hand to throw and a duck-goose pecked him. What's a mama to do? I did the first thing a mama thinks to do when her baby is being threatened, of course. I reached over and smacked the duck-goose across the mouth and said "NO BITING"! I realized I had just smacked a duck and looked around to see if the duck police had seen me. We were alone. Thank God! Then I gave the duck a talking to about biting other people's kids. I think he understood
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Just an FYI underwear is involved in this photo.
The Boy laughed and laughed. It made all the racking my brain worth it!
He said,"Mommy, we must have got the craziest elf at the North Pole."
I believe we did too.
Cindy Bowdie is a Word Genius. She does so have the knack of putting what I feel into words I could never come up with. If you're not familiar with Cindy, you can find her at http://thebodiebunch.blogspot.com . She's genius I tell you.
Today she said,"I wish I could tell you that I'd be a foster parent when my children are grown, I have room, knowledge of trauma and can speak enough Spanish to get by, but I won't do so because of the heinous way I've too often been treated by those who should know better"
Since we've moved here and people find out we were foster parents, they always ask if we are going to do it here. There is a huge need here (As there is everywhere) for foster parents. I see the ads in the paper, the signs on the roads. But I can't or won't do it again. Seven years was enough. I could never quite put it into words why we would not, even though the need was great, we had the physical resources, etc.
It's very difficult to answer that question for people who have never DONE foster*care without going into a 2 hour ramble session, which they won't understand anyway. So I think what I will say from now on is this, " I no longer care to be treated the way most agencies treat foster*parents. "
Short,simple,true & to the point.
Saturday, December 01, 2012
Here I tried to capture a photo of the beautiful full moon. We'll assume it's not going to win any
prizes. But I tried.
This elf thing is killing me. I feel like I've been at it for years instead of days.
To-u just isn't a very imaginative elf. He's got to come up with something better.
So I guess that means I MUST go spend hours on Pinterest looking for cute stuff I can never pull off.