Me – You stick that lip out and a bird’s going to poop on it. E – (pouts lip out further) Annie – That actually did happen to daddy this summer. Me – Oh my god it did! When I was a little kid I was fully capable of pulling off some serious […]Read More That Is One Pouty Lip
H-I had a moment today. Me-Oh you did. What happened? H-Yeah, just got really upset at Elle and needed to cry. Me-Did you get it out of your system? H-Yeah, as long as Elle behaves herself. E-Oh geez. Since the girls are two completely different emotional beings and handle things completely different in […]Read More Having “A Moment”
Me- What happened with Gracie today at school? Her mom called and said she was crying because of you. E- I told her I don’t like her and Hudson wasn’t going to be her friend anymore. Me-Why would you tell her that? E-Cause she’s taking my Hudson from me. Me-(holding back laughter)…Ohhh…and so it begins. […]Read More Who knew they even liked each other?
Me – Did you guys have fun? H – Yeah that was awesome! E – My friends are going to be so jealous! By default, the girls are Kentucky basketball fans. They didn’t have a choice. There are certain things they’ll have the freedom to choose, but this isn’t one of them. Fortunately, they’ve […]Read More The best first UK game ever.
Convo 1 H – Can Wead and Lucy come on a bike wide with us? Me – Yeah I just talked to Uncle Chris and they’re coming. H – (under her breath with fist pump) Yessss! Convo 2 H – Daddy, look what I got at chuwch…Smawties…(long pause as she starts to open them)…Can […]Read More Celebrate the little victories…quietly.
H- How do we get them? Me – Lots of ways. You can clean your room without me asking, no fighting for a night, and stuff like that. E – What can we buy with it? Me – You earn stuff like candy and ice-cream. Maybe toys if you earn enough. H – This is […]Read More They have to earn it
Me: Are you excited about your game? H: Yeah, but my legs get really tired. Me: Well that means you’re running hard. H: Yeah I know, but it’s essausting. I’m just totally essausted after my game. I love soccer. I love watching it on TV. I loved every second I played growing up. It was […]Read More She’s gonna be a soccer player…she is!