Monthly Archives: June 2011

Murphy’s Law – Telephone Moments…

Hooray!  My son yells “Toilet!” and we head to the bathroom.  He does his business successfully.  I’m starting clean-up of the kid, praising him and I hear something. Naturally, the phone rings.  I still have a bum knee (partial tear … Continue reading

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Lessons from My Son.

Every day the world goes by at a rapid pace. Out there, the world is filled with tragedy, anger, greed, lust and hate.  Sometimes, it seeps in.  Mostly though, I feel lucky that the world slows down and I find … Continue reading

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Eggshells.

There is an escalation mode.  It all starts with screaming.  Not necessarily a meltdown.  Often it is.  Sometimes, it is screeching, loud laughter which culminates in a peak of high-pitched yell for variety. Not enough?  Let’s add in a helping … Continue reading

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Shy? What’s That?

My son has never been really shy.  He’s done plenty of shouting, yelling, and generally, melting down, in crowded malls, grocery stores, movie theaters, department stores, and other various locations.  He does not have any interest in what others might … Continue reading

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Facing Fat.

Before my son was born, I exercised quite a bit.  I have a Life Cycle that I invested in about 12 years ago, and I swear to you, I took it for a ride 1.5 to 1.75 hours per day, … Continue reading

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Showdown! An Adventures with Tootles Tale!

[Jessica is my 5 year old son’s 25 year old best friend. She teaches him appropriate times to use cool words like “Scrilla scrill!” and “Come on!” when playing video games, shares snacks with him, runs around with him, and … Continue reading

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Learning Colors Differently.

My friend at Craving a Little Perspective (CLP) has taught me so much about the subject of synesthesia.  Recently, I posted about my son’s colorful meltdowns.  Color is very big at our house.  I simply do not have any personal … Continue reading

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