Monthly Archives: April 2015

Clear Vision

Adrian will be entering Kindergarten next year.  On his registration form, there is a question that made me pause, right after the question “Does your child wear glasses?”  It reads:  Does your child have other vision problems? Yes. But I think … Continue reading

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Kiss Brother

At 2 am, I was awoken by crying and went into the twins’ room.  When I walked in, I smelled what woke Will up.  Will was lying on his stomach, crying. “Did you go poop?”  I asked. “Kiss!”  He sobbed, … Continue reading

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An un-prompted apology note from Stephen after kicking Adrian in the face.  He really did feel bad.

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By Accident

One evening, the boys were playing downstairs when I heard horrific crying.  I raced down to find Adrian lying on the floor screaming. “It was an accident!”  Yelled Stephen. “What happened?” “I accidentally kicked Adrian in the head!” “How did you accidentally … Continue reading

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Last week, we survived.  We had a horrible stomach bug that made its way relentlessly and endlessly through the family (Stephen and Eric excluded).  It wasn’t pretty: there were many bodily fluids, there was stress, fighting, and crying, but in … Continue reading

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Being fussy

“Stephen, I’m sorry I was too fussy with you earlier,” I said. “That’s ok, Mom,” he said, patting my shoulder. “Everyone gets fussy sometimes. It happens.”

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2nd Birthday: Party and Puke

Part I: The Party Reid and Will’s birthday party, in conjunction with an Easter party at my Aunt Julie’s house, was a great success.  (Unlike last year, when we spent the week of their birthday being sick, uninvited the party … Continue reading

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