What happened here?

I really sat sort of speechless in front of this photo for a few minutes and thought, “What, exactly, happened here?” It looks as if my five-year-old was playing a two-player Xbox game, when he was suddenly buried under an ottoman and a toy box.  And then…he got tired and fell asleep? How does a…

Sleeping By Surprise

Sometimes, of an afternoon, I let the boys have their lunch on a tray in the basement while they watch a movie. They call this “picnic” and it’s good, clean fun. Apparently, it’s also very tiring…at least for Cormac. William has eaten half of his sandwich, but Cormac didn’t even make it to the cherry…

Namaste, Nappers. Namaste.

Something is missing.  And it’s not the steam vac we’ll have to employ (once again) on this couch. Where are the children? Looks like William is applying himself, once again, to his yoga practice.  I see a block.  I see…uh…some kind of blankie prop.  And…is there a disc in yoga?  Methinks not.  This one is…

Gogglezzzz

As this summer (one big preschooler party) comes to an end, I am reminded that we are all dangerously under the influence of August. You know…too much partying swimming can leave you with poor judgment. You might keep wanting to hang out with August even though it really doesn’t possess many actual charms. Cormac fell…