Posts Tagged ‘Parenting’

Poke, poke.

26Aug09

For the record, I’m anti-poking on Facebook. FB hugs, ignored. FB quizzes, hidden. FB farm animal tossing or drink passing, rejected. Basically, I’m just a party pooper on Facebook. No fun at all. There’s one game I don’t hide if my FB friends play it, and that is Bejeweled. My very talented friend Joey Trimmer […]


Spectacles

21Jul09

Ty got his 1st pair of eyeglasses today. He’s been anticipating its arrival for over a week. I suspect he really likes them. He had spent quite some time selecting _the_ frame after his eye exam 10 days ago. Instead of showering him with “mom’s opinion,” I suggested that he ask a young lady clerk […]


I caught wind that there was going to be a wrap party at the North Pole last night. Ty was coming along. We followed the super secret directions and found Santa’s workshop in a large warehouse at the south end of Seattle. Upon entering, it was evident that the elves have already been hard at […]


Morning Routine

02Dec08

(This is a random piece I wrote back in June 2008, with the thought that I’d include it in my blog someday.) Every school day morning, I help Ty get ready for the day. There have been a few more steps involved since his wrist became injured. First, I knock on his bedroom door to […]


Happy Birthday

01Dec08

I had spent a lot of time thinking about this new adventure — trying to choose a name for it, imagining what it will look like, wondering if it will project or even amplify some of my idiosyncrasies. On the night of November 30, while making banana-chocolate-chip-walnut bread, I was watching the time. It was […]