It’s not that I want to stifle her artistic impulses

Far from it. It’s just that I’d prefer she adopted a different medium:

Thank goodness for magic erasers and washable crayons, is what I say. Lawsy.

One for the grandparents

Apparently I did something wrong in a previous life, because we are still cold-ridden (though sleeping better, thank goddess), I think I’m coming down with something, and I have developed a gross, ugly sty in my right eye. WTF, karma?

So in lieu of a more substantive post, here’s a clip of the Hatchling showing […]

White Trash Parent Hacks

Here’s a little tip for you moms and dads out there. If you’ve just gone through the McDonald’s drive-through on your way back from running errands with a tired toddler who also has the runs, and the french fries are too hot to give them to said toddler, even though she’s saying “fwies, pwease!” as […]

Semantic Tally

The Hatchling must’ve recently cleared some developmental hurdle, because for the last 3-4 days she’s been coming out with at least one new word per day. Also she’s reverted back to the sunny, happy, chatty baby we’d come to know and love, which is a nice change from the Cranktastic Wonder of the last month […]

Christmas pictorial

We baked cookies. Lots and lots of cookies.

Presents were opened.

Drawings were drewed.

MORE presents were opened.

We took pictures of it all.

Overall, a most satisfactory holiday. Here’s hoping yours was the same. Now go decorate a virtual gingerbread house. MUCH neater than the real thing.