Follow the yellow brick road, follow the yellow brick road... follow, follow, follow, follow... follow the...Okay, not so much a yellow brick road as a trail of rainbow colored cereal winding it's way down my hallway, through the living room and back into the kitchen and then finally.. the pantry floor.Yes, my very own personal little munchkin apparently not wanting me to lose my way (he's considerate like that), very thoughtfully provided me with a trail to follow so that I could find him. Him ... Read More about Fun Story Friday
I love my child and her vivid imagination and wonderful mispronunciations! She’s been dealing with the aging of my Granny and the inevitability of death. While visiting she asked my Granny what all the saggy lines on her face were. Granny replied, “Wrinkles… I’m old honey, that’s what happens when you get old.” So last night I was sitting on the couch reading to Princess and she asked me why I kept yawning, I told her it was because I was old and tired. (Couldn’t have anything to do with ... Read More about But you don’t have sprinkles, mom.
Introducing: The Secret Engine: Volume 1 (April, 2007) The 3 year old Princess, came creeping into the living room the other night. Garbed from neck to toe in a full length black bodysuit ( a gift from a friend’s daughter) she was for lack of a better term *prowling*. She looks at me and says; "Mom, who am I?" Me, “I don’t know” Her, ” I’m a secret engine” I about fell off the couch, 7 month old latched on and all….. Me “Do you mean you’re a secret ... Read More about The Secret Engine parts 1 & 2
About 6 months ago my 3 year old started having trouble with dreams. She wasn't having the pleasant rainbow and fairy princess dreams anymore... she was having the bad scary kind that woke her up in the middle of the night and caused her to not want to go to sleep at night. I went to our wonderful library and talked to the librarian who recommended The Dream Jar by Lindan Lee Johnson This gem of a book is a darling tale of a little girl who has nightmares and ... Read More about Nighttime Magic