Posts Tagged ‘things kids say’

Selective Deafness? Maybe Not!

My children carry on as if I am not speaking so often that I sometimes wonder if I am. One time I even took my son in to get a hearing test! His hearing was fine. Apparently they are not motivated to hear me. Or they prefer the tv. Or something. At any rate it…Read More »

Monday, February 25 Lee Brennan

Buttons Part II

We just returned from a visit with my sister. She has no children of her own, so with no risk of retaliation, she is free to spoil mine rotten. She thinks of all sorts of activities and games to play; the other day she put on the Limbo song and they put together a make…Read More »

Wednesday, February 13 Lee Brennan


My son, age 6, is very creative and a problem solver. As a mother of four (that’s my excuse and I am sticking to it) I have the ability to tune out most noise and focus on whatever it is that I am focusing on. Like most children, he needs me most when I am…Read More »

Monday, February 11 Lee Brennan

If I Look Like a Grandma, What Does My Mom Look Like?

I gave birth to my youngest child at age 45. He is now 6 and I am 51. There are pros and cons to having children at this age. Fortunately for my son, one of the pros is that things that used to make me mad or sad now often make me laugh. For example,…Read More »

Saturday, January 12 Lee Brennan