First, we are in the middle of moving, so posts have been a little slow…they should pick up in a week or so. The words that kids come up or the pronunciation of words is one of the fun things. So, I though I would take some of the boys words […]
Benjamin and Matthew dug through their toy box this morning and pulled out some toy instruments, including one of those microphones with a spring in them. After they practiced a little, they handed me the microphone and told me we were going to start a band. I asked them what […]
Andrea and I took Benjamin and Matthew to the Villanova/Lehigh football game here in Bethlehem, PA. Just before the National Anthem, they held a moment of silence to commemorate and remember the September 11th attacks. As the stadium stood silent, I watched my sons digging in the dirt and laughing […]
I am sure some of you noticed that there are a lot more quotes from Benjamin than from Matthew, here. Of course, Benjamin’s age plays a role in this, not to mention the fact that he is rarely not talking. However, there are other reasons. Matthew was speech delayed and […]
Last night, my brother came over to watch the boys while I went to class and Andrea was travelling. Matthew was sitting on his lap for a while, before turning to him and asking, “Are you my daddy now?” Traitor!
Benjamin was complaining about having to do homework again tonight. I explained that that he will have homework almost every night. He replied by saying something like, “But I don’t like doing homework!” I didn’t respond and after a few moments, Benjamin says, “Papa, you didn’t say anything.” I responded, […]
The other day, Benjamin, out of the blue, says, “Papa, can you not give me candy before Christmas, and then, after Santa comes, give me candy?” After a few moments, I started lauging when I realized what was going on. So I turn to Benjamin and ask, “Is it because […]