making Doug cringe

Me: “Since there’s no school Tuesday, I was thinking about getting all the children to help me paint one of the walls.” Doug: His control-freak alarm bells are ringing so loudly that I could hear them. “Umm, maybe they would have more fun spending the day at the school playground. Everyone could wear Obama shirts.” […]

Amy says:

*Me: “Who wrote on this door?” Amy: “Me, but . . . I did it for you Mommy. Because I looove you.” Me: “You can write things for me on paper.” Amy: “Paper gets throwed away. I’ve seen it in the trash. The door is forever.” * – Rhetorical. Each child’s writing and drawing style […]