Tag Archives: boys

Action Figure Dolls

25 Mar

Superheroes

Boys and their toys

superheroes

Can’t believe what she just called us

I grew up with Barbie and G.I. Joe dolls (well when my brothers weren’t looking). They are all dolls to me, but apparently that doesn’t fly with boys…

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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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Driving in cars with boys

4 Feb

My Backseat Drivers

Rockford & Rocco Funnies from the backseat

little boy in car

"Can I drive yet?"

We are at a red light waiting…

Rocco: “Go!”

Rockford: “There is a car in front of us Rocco! Do you want us to crash?!”

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Boys, Men and stupid competitions (Corona Beach Part 1)

31 Aug

Competitive Nature

Boys and Men and the bliss of competing

fishing

The gloating moment

 
While in Corona Beach in our family vacation, I learned a great deal about the family, fishing and something about the nature of boys and men…  the competitive nature.

Funny mommy moment at the mall

11 Jul

Shopping with my boys

Just another day at the mall

mommy and son

Mama stays calm and cool

 
Shopping for mommy with the kids can sometimes proof to be challenging. On this occasion it was, but to my surprise, I actually could laugh at myself while everyone else looked on disgusted.

Simple Pleasures (a new series)

28 Apr

Just an ordinary Day

Outside with my boys

little boy sees his shadow
watching your shadow

Well I have really taken to heart the concept of finding joy in the simple things in life. I am enjoying my view through the eyes of my toddlers and want to bring you a series I want to call simply…”Simple Pleasures”, how appropriate. So take note and start enjoying your simple moments in life they will live in your child’s memory forever.

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