Football Birthday Party

by Heather BockPoor Mr. C. He loves football and would probably enjoy playing it, but not only does he not have the right body type for a football player, but he also has a mother who does not plan to sign him up for that sport anytime soon. I'd like to protect that brain of … Continue reading Football Birthday Party

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What Will They Say Next?

Heather BockJP doesn't have a lot of fear of or repect for insects. To the shock and horror of his siblings, he's squished several cute bugs. I'm glad some of my lessons are getting through to JP, though. After he saw Mr. C bugging their sister, JP spoke up gallantly, "Don't hurt her. She's a … Continue reading What Will They Say Next?

Silly Kids

by Heather Bock Overheard: Mr. C: What is a sugar cube made of, JP? JP: Salt. Little E was practicing her Spanish on the computer when I woke one morning. As I started the day's first load of laundry, I heard the program say, "Es un cerdo!" Automatically, I responded aloud with the translation: "It's … Continue reading Silly Kids