Guess what, Mom?

I really love you. Thanks, Edison (5 yr)! I love you, too!  What makes you say that? I can tell you like being around me! You seem excited to see me and hang out with me! It’s true, Edison. I DO like being around you. I love being your mom.

The food sneaker

Dinner was three minutes away from being on the table.  I was dressing the salad, opening the sliced almonds, and moving the fish bowl to make room for the pot of rice.  Amidst this, my 2.5 year old son (who has a history of a strong-will, a big appetite, and a mound of charisma) came…

Darn.

Last week, my oldest (5 yr) discovered a hole in his favorite pair of socks.  He kindly asked me if I could fix the hole (he has never actually seen me sew, but he still believes I can fix anything).  Thankfully for him, very basic sewing is in my wheelhouse.  I told him we would…