Archive for June, 2005

Learning sounds… and the word “No”

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Mommy: What does a duck say? The Munchkin: Quock-quock. Mommy: What does a cow say? The Munchkin: Mmooew. Mommy: What does a dog say? The Munchkin: Bawc-bawc. The next test is when I ask her, “What does Mommy say?” She usually looks at me like I’m nuts, but I am waiting for the day when […]

Birthday wishes for a special guy

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Today is the Webmaster’s 30th birthday. Since I’ve never made an entry under the “Husbands” category, today seemed like the right time to write one for it. Besides allowing me this blog in which I show some of the funny and complicated sides of family life around here, he has been very kind and supportive […]

The horror, the agony

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

The Munchkin had a doctor’s appointment this morning – hence, the late blog. Three shots, which made her cry – until she saw the Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck band-aids that she got. Those tears dried up quickly. But she is in perfect health and even got her leg bruises admired by the pediatrician, who […]

Thank you etiquette

Monday, June 27th, 2005

I have to start making thank you notes. With Munchkin #2 coming soon, I know that gifts will most likely soon follow. But I like having thank you notes on hand all the time. It is the ultimate in recognizing people’s generousity. I have yet to find the person who was offended by receiving a […]