The other day, I was making cookies in the kitchen (because where else would I be making cookies? Kind of a dumb leading sentence...). If there is something I do well, it is make cookies...and my kids know it.  So Annie, anxious to get a warm, gooey cookie, dragged a tall kitchen chair over to … Continue reading Literally

Seven minutes in a car with a toddler

The scene: Driving home from Louisa's dance class.  Louisa is in the third row, Annie is rear-facing in the middle row.  I'm in the driver's seat. Pulling through the drive-thru at Sonic (which was a dumb idea because it's so much slower than if you actually pull into a stall). Annie: Mom, I want dinner. … Continue reading Seven minutes in a car with a toddler