Category Archives: Shorty

If This is Four I’ll Take It!

Everyone always talks about the terrible twos but no one warns you that three is way, way harder.  At least it was in our house.  Shorty’s third year was trying and that is putting it mildly.  There were tantrums, back talk, … Continue reading

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Marlboro Gram

From three year old Shorty came this gem: “Mom I’m a little bit sick and my voice is sounding a little like a man.  It sounds like Gram’s voice.” Let me clarify this for you … Gram is my mom, … Continue reading

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Beginnings

I just dropped Shorty off for his first day at preschool.  I wasn’t sure what to expect from him.  I was fearful.  Shorty has a temper and a stubborn streak.  When he gets something in his head he is not easily distracted … Continue reading

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Shortyisms

Shorty is always saying something that makes me laugh or shake my head.  Most of the time I forget them before I ever get a chance to write them down but here are a few that have stuck in my … Continue reading

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Moments of Sunshine

That post I wrote a few days ago was pretty depressing and gloomy.  So that you know it’s not all bad here I wanted to share some good things that are happening. Shorty is now starting to draw pictures that … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Again

Fall, for many of you it’s the time of year when your kids start back to school.  Here in our house Shorty hasn’t started school yet.  Not even preschool.  This is the time of the year when we sign up … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Frat Party Years I Suppose

I’m beginning to second guess the wisdom of buying this camera for my three year old.  His idea of a great shot and mine are not the same.  Shorty’s new way to torture me is to bust into the bathroom … Continue reading

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