Celebrating Presidents’ Day with my kids

12 Feb

A Happy Presidents’ Day

Happy Birthday Lincoln and Washington

Washington and Lincoln

He made sure we celebrated Presidents’ Day! 2/2012

Not every kid wakes up happy and excited for Abraham Lincoln’s birthday…but this is my son Rockford and he always makes sure we recognize a great leader in our nation.

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Your kid drew what?

30 Jan

Interpretive Art

Sunday School art

kid's drawing

Can you guess what this is?

Ever have your kid bring his or her art work home only to get stumped trying to guess what it is? My husband and I took a guess at what this picture was and it was…

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Happy Father’s Day!

17 Jun

My Father

My Dad’s Work Journey

Mexican young man

My dad in 1968

Recently I was asked to do a writing assignment for one of my master’s degree courses. The title of the paper was “Experiencing Work”. I decided to write about my Dad and his work journey. I would like to share it with you too. Continue reading

Funny boy talk from the bathroom

30 May

More talk from the potty

A boy’s anatomy

toddler smiling

About a boy’s anatomy

Sometimes my son says the funniest things, but when I think about it, it has more to do with his perspective than his sense of humor.

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My Boys Bartering

26 May

Kids making business deals

Fair exchanges

boys smiling

 

My two-year old, Rocco,walks over to where I’m at , takes me by the hand to where he and his brother, Rockford, are having breakfast. He shows me he has finished all his sausages and gestures that he wants the ones sitting on Rockford’s plate. Without saying anything, he picks up his piece of nutri-grain bar from his own plate and hands it to Rockford. Rockford, in turn, places his sausages on Rocco’s plate. And just like that, my boys learned how to barter.

I guess I was called over to supervise their transaction. Who says it’s too early to learn Business 101 at home?

Pooping in the Potty

24 May

In Praise of My Potty Pooper

He’s 4 and ready for more

bathroom toilet

Mission Accomplished

Now that Rockford is four he has given up his sippy cup and pooping in a diaper. He was determined to do this by four. So the other night I hear…

 

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My little nature boy

22 May

He loves his ant

He loves it not

boys and trees

spraying the ants on trees

I’m getting Rocco ready in the bathroom and Rockford walks in with an ant on his finger.

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