Halloween parties started last weekend, but we just got our pumpkins yesterday at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark. Brady chose them, Kyle art directed, and Stewart carved. I hid in the “study” until the mess was cleaned up. And I took pictures.
Observation: Kyle had intense night terrors every night for a week. What’s different? He’s been playing Super Mario Brothers Galaxy during every spare moment, if allowed. He gets very frustrated when he can’t beat a level, to the point of tears and screaming. Theory: Super Mario Brothers Galaxy and its crazy-making are giving Kyle nightmares. [...]
Beware, those who enter. This is the kind of movie that plays in my head while I sleep during the few hours of sleep that I’ve been getting each night this week because of kids peeing in my bed kids having nightmares my back hurting kids getting sick I would blame the kids, but they [...]
I was digging around through more archives while researching an article I’m working on. And hoo boy, I found a piece that is slightly less mortifying than reading through my old journals. I wrote “Nuts on the Side: Where To Work?” for The Mommy Times just after I went back to work when Kyle was [...]