Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sickers!!!

OMG, why didn’t anyone tell me how much kids love stickers?  All day it’s “sickers, sickers, sickers, YAY!” around here. And if there’s one word I hear more than “sickers” it’s “sickertoe”, which means “I have a sticker stuck to … Continue reading

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Practically Instant Dairy-Free Edible Fingerpaint

So, I mentioned earlier that Badger and regular fingerpaint didn’t get along too well.  And I kept seeing recipes for edible fingerpaint on Pinterest, but they were all basically vanilla pudding with food coloring in them — no good for … Continue reading

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Why’s It Gotta Be So HOT???

Sorry, this post is a totally content-free whine. It’s 6:30 AM and it’s 81 with 85% humidity. I didn’t even know that was possible.  Isn’t there some law of atmospherics or hydrodynamics or decency or something that forbids it? We’re … Continue reading

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Nothing Ever Goes Quite As Planned

I’m thinking I’ll start having all my post titles be quotes from 80s songs.  Vague, could-be-anything, not-particularly-witty-or-clever quotes from obscure, deep-tracks 80s songs.  I’m blithering, aren’t I? — sorry; some babies woke up at about 3 AM and although they … Continue reading

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OMG How’s My Hair?*

We have a play group this afternoon. This is the first play group we’ve been to — well, ever. I’ve mentioned before I’m a bit of a homebody — and although I wouldn’t go quite so far as to call … Continue reading

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The living room sure is clean…

<shifts eyes from side to side> ….a little TOO clean.

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Three Baby Jokes

Badger (to Daddy): “Mik-a-mik*?” Daddy: “I don’t HAVE any mik-a-mik!” Badger: (gales of laughter) The Setup: A complete set of Wonder Pets Beanie Babies† plus “Ollie” (a random stuffed bunny) arrayed on the kitchen table at lunch††. Badger: “Ming-Ming!” Ming-Ming … Continue reading

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