Category Archives: Kids

A peek at the future?

My nieces, Makayla (3-1/2), left, and Abby (6-1/2), right, recently gave us a little look forward. Advertisements

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When you’re fixated, you’re fixated… and you gotta tell someone

(Originally posted June 2008) Recently while visiting the ear, nose and throat doctor, my 3.5-year-old niece Makayla had only one thing to say to him: “My Auntie ‘Chele’s house has pasquitoes.” She apparently heard my mom and my sister talking … Continue reading

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Top of the Hill

(Originally published November 2007) So, this past week we were in North Carolina. We were visiting friends and family and checking out the area because we hope to move there. On Sunday evening we had dinner at a restaurant in … Continue reading

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Oh, Max…

(Originally posted Septamber 2007) So, tonight we’re sitting at the dinner table and Max very quietly signs that he wants a napkin. He wiped his hands together, which is the sign he uses when he wants to wash his hands. … Continue reading

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Silver balls, silver balls…

I got this from my friend Debbie today: Jake just came up to me two minutes before a call with my boss — so you can imagine my joy — and told me that he had “swallowed the balls.” “What … Continue reading

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Synchronized swimming lesson

(Origianlly posted September 2007) I just had to post this photo of Max and his swimming teacher, Brittany. They look like they’re practicing synchronized swimming.

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Matter of taste

(Originally posted July 2007) Max pretty much likes any music I play in the car. And when I say pretty much, I mean that he’s getting a little opinionated. He’ll holler if he doesn’t like a song that comes on, … Continue reading

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