Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Scripture Modification

"Mom," DD4 asked while cleaning up her toys, "why do we have to listen to you?" 

"Well, the Bible says, 'Children obey your parents,'" I explained. 

"And parents listen to your kids," she amended.

Sunday, July 19, 2009


After asking me a series of questions to which I didn't know the answer, DS8 sighed in dismay. "So you don't know everything in the world?" 

I guess he was bound to find out sooner or later.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Trash Issues

DS8 just pointed to the overflowing trash can and said, "Man, when Dad gets home he really needs to take out the trash."

Clearly he has not taken ownership of the trash detail like I had hoped.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Jelly Fish

"Mom!" DS8 called frantically from his room. I rushed back, concern propelling me down the hall. "Are jelly fish made of snot or slime?" 

I think we need to work out a better system of communicating matters of urgency.