Category Archives: Talking

Grumpy

“Pax?” I said softly, coming into the room. “NO!!” he screamed. Then turned back to his book. Yup. Almost two.

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What’cha Been Watching There, Mike?

Raines, Pax and I are on our Friday lunch date.  Raines is sitting there, lost in thought.  Then suddenly, we have this conversation: R: Mom?  There was this girl?  She…she…DOVE…into the water in a swimmmin suit and when she came back … Continue reading

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From the mouth of Raines….

I haven’t done one of these in….almost a year.  Wow.  But our morning drives to school often bring up some real gems. In response to playing the “I love you more than….”  game in the car:  Mum, I love you … Continue reading

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The Secret

I’m driving Raines to school.  I do this most of the time….but a few times a month Mike will drive him.  Which is nice.  But anyway, we’re driving along, and Raines looks up from his carseat and remarks, “Oh!  This … Continue reading

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Dad: 0, Mom: 2

I’m two for two.  Both Raines and Pax’s first words were “mom”.  Or, in Raines’ case, “mum” as in “mum mum mum mum mum” and in Pax’s case, “mahm” or “mahm mahm MA MA MA MA MA” depending if I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Pax - 1 Year, Talking | 2 Comments

Reasons Why I Love Co-Sleeping #548

We’ve been having a few rough nights, since both boys (and I) are all sick.  Mike has been sleeping with Raines, in his room, just to keep the insanity levels down.  So it’s been me and lil’ P all night. … Continue reading

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From the mouth of Raines….

Before I forget, here are a few of my favorite Raines phrases from the last several months.  Sadly, he’s already grown out of some of them (like “slowy motion“).  Sob. On his older Hot Wheels cars….. [disgustedly]  “They go slowy … Continue reading

Posted in Raines - 3 Years, Super-Heros, Talking | 2 Comments