Crunchy Thoughts

The thoughts are crunchier here.

August 26, 2017
by Carrie
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parental supervision

During dinner last night Sam slowly chewed on his hot dog while staring into space. I wave my hand in front of him until I catch his attention. “What’re you thinking about, buddy?” Steven asks. “Ohh, I’m just trying not … Continue reading

March 19, 2017
by Carrie
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*thunk thunk*

Steven started up the clothes dryer, which immediately began to make an ominous *thunk, thunk* noise.  “Whoa, whose clothes are those?” I asked.  “The girl’s,” he replied.  “Ooh, better check for lip gloss! It’s either that or a rock.” After … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
by Carrie
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not helping

After a long day of teaching, running errands, and fighting traffic I am glad to be home this evening. Sam warmly greets me with a verbal waterfall filled with tales of Minecraft, playing outside for hours and hours and hours, … Continue reading

February 26, 2017
by Carrie
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kitchen complaints, episode seven

Tonight we were scrounging for something to cook, so we ended up having breakfast for dinner. We scored major Parent Brownie Points with this move. Sam, while eating pankcakes: “I’m the luckiest kid in the universe!” Lydia, doubtfully: “Why?” Sam: … Continue reading