Monday, August 27, 2012

Happy birthday

Steven's turning 40 today. He has a great day of golf playing planned.

I love him so much.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Patrick's thoughts on wheat grass

Patrick and I went to jamba juice this morning for a $1 smoothie. He was watching them make all the smoothies and saw the wheat grass in planters on front of the mixers.

He said "why they got grass at their store? We got grass in our backyard. Copper poops in our grass and then he barks".

I hope they don't let copper poop in their wheat grass at jamba juice.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The classmate

Maggie started school last week and was seated next to a cute little girl that she knew. She happily told me about how they had to "present" each other in front of the classroom and giggled over their similarities.

Yesterday, she grumpily informed me that the kids got moved around and she was sitting next to another girl now. A girl who said the "s" word.

I asked which "s" word that was while holding my breath.

Maggie whispered "stupid" and that she had to tell her teacher that the little girl said that evil word and the girl got in trouble and gave her mean looks the rest of the day.

She was not looking forward to sitting next to this girl when she went to school today. I told Maggie to give her another chance and maybe yesterday was just a bad day for that little girl.

When I picked her up, I asked how the girl was in class.

Maggie said,"Mommy, you know how you said that sometimes mean people are that way because people are mean to them? Well, she has to live with her aunt and her aunt is not nice to her."

She told me a story about the aunt not being nice that I didn't quite understand but it seemed traumatic to an eight year old.

I am so proud of my girl. She is learning to give people second chances. She is learning how to deal with "difficult people".

Maggie and Katelyn told me that they invited this little girl to play with them at recess, too. One of the girls from their class last year told them not to play with her, but Katelyn said no and invited her to play anyway.

I love their hearts.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Don't you love it when you come home and find a big box by the front door?

I received a big box and found these items in the big box by my door.

These are so cool. The learning bus is a touch screen like game that teaches your child about music.

The guitar is also a touch screen that looks like a cool guitar.

You can check out path for more information.

Disclosure: I was given these two items to try out. They don't affect my review.

first days

Monday, August 6, 2012

Patrick says

Some cute Patrick quotes from the past few days:

P: mommy, you leave the door open when I go outside?
Me: yes
P:okay, the door closed "fweaks me out".

Steven came home as I was putting Patrick to bed.
P: daddy, why you always got to leave?

After laying in bed for fifteen minutes, he called for me. I went in his room and he was sitting up reading "little pea".
P:mommy, you stay with me? I scared.
Me: what are you scared of?
P: monsters.
Me: there are no monsters in your room.
P: oh okay. I sleep in your bed? I too scared.
Me: no way!