Several days ago, I was driving C&D back toward home from dance class and stopped at a red light in front of our local early voting polling location. The polling location parking lot was full, so while I sat at the light I watched people of all shapes and ages and colors and dress enter [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Pop Parenting'
March 19th, 2010 by J. · 1 Comment
Joyce: David, what are you digging? David: A HOLE! Of course. Meanwhile, today Houstonians can sign up to get a dozen cupcakes delivered for $12 from Martha & Lil Suzie’s on Kirby. My birthday’s coming up in a month.
October 1st, 2009 by J. · 1 Comment
1) They usually cost more than the plastic whatnots. 2) When your toddler is in a throwing phase, you may need to consider covering yourself and the other children in full body armor. (Alternatively, just hide the weapons–I mean toys–someplace high.) 3) Termites eat them. C&D have a pine lockbox. Earlier this summer I began [...]
Contemplating many more mornings with a finger in my belly button and a foot at my face, and many more bedtimes that arrive far too quickly and between giggles and snuggles often take far too long to complete, Matt and I decided it was nearing the time to get the other twin bed and build [...]
Standing in my kitchen (where else?), I make a ponytail with the the help of a WF bulk bin twist tie. I forget about it all day until David asks, "Why do you have paper in your hair?"
Tags: Pop Parenting
December 9th, 2007 by J. · 3 Comments
The sun is down by 6, and we park across the gate. We have the playground all to ourselves. It’s been this way for weeks, with occasional exceptions, like when someone had tennis lessons and a sibling was bored. For a while some sort of playgroup met on Wednesdays, but now they are gone by [...]
When C&D were little, they needed to be held and snuggled all day (and night) long. So we wrapped them up against our chests and wore them as we puttered around the house, took walks, and shopped. After a while, we eventually had to eat, or do what you eventually have to do after you [...]