Impatiently wanting me to read to her while I fussed with the baby, Bella opened one of her “Trix Potter books today and began to “read” to herself: “Once upon a time,” she said. I don’t recall which book it was she was reading, I think it was either The Tale of Johnny Town Mouse […]
Archive | September, 2008
Anne writes: Do you have a list of books that you plan to read to your children? Or a list of books somewhere on the blog that you were fond of as a child? I ask because my little monkey just turned 3 and is a big “reader” and i find that I am unable […]
Bella’s wish is my command.
Sunday coming home from a day trip to Maine Sophia had an exploding diaper. Last night I noticed that the car seat cover had a big spot on it. So I put it in the washer to soak overnight and today I’m finishing the wash and drying it. Which means we can’t go out. So […]
Today Bella identified The Tale of Johnny Town Mouse as being one of her ‘Trix Potter books. I guess she does notice when I begin each story by announcing the title and author. * * * She came into the kitchen as I was preparing a salad for tonight’s dinner and said, “Mama’s […]
Following our plan to try something new from the farmer’s market each week, this week we bought a bunch of purslane, which is evidently something of a nutrition powerhouse. Wikipedia says: Although purslane is considered a weed in the United States, it can be eaten as a leaf vegetable. It has a slightly sour and […]