Parenting

Jackson Pollock

2015.12.14
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When you’re running out of mustard and your kid’s sandwich ends up looking like a Jackson Pollock painting…

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There Are Tough Decisions and Easy Decisions

2014.01.16
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Andrew and I went to Target the other day to get some new Disney Infinity characters. You see, ever since Andrew got this game, he’s been saving every scrap of money he finds, earns, and has been given with the goal of getting all the characters. Last weekend Target was having a sale on characters,…

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Secret In The Myths

2013.11.25
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Over the weekend, we were fortunate enough to see the “Behind The Myths Tour” showcasing the awesome Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Mythbusters. The show was held at the Orange County Performing Arts center in Costa Mesa. My mom heard about the show coming into town and asked if we wanted to go. Andrew…

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I Have No Idea What This Is

2013.11.08
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The school that my kids go to has a wonderful garden program. Once a month the kids get to come to the garden and experience one of five programs: Planting, Maintaining, Exploring, Worm Composting (2nd grade only), or Hot Composting (4th grade only). To my parents’ delight, I have come to my senses and found…

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New Jokes By Andrew

2013.09.24
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Now, I’m not saying that these jokes have never been thought of before, but Andrew assures me that he came up with them on his own. I think they’re pretty awesome coming from a 5-year-old. This kid never ceases to amaze me. What state has the most pigs? PENNsylvania What state can you wear? North…

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Andrew in the back

2013.09.06
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Happy boy

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I love it when the moon waxes…

2012.11.07
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  Andrew: I love it when the moon waxes Me: What does that mean? Andrew: Waaaaaaaaaxes (making hands bigger), Waaaaaaaaning (making hands smaller) Me: Who taught you that? Andrew: Miss Jodi Me: I learned that in college astronomy and you learned that in preschool. That’s crazy. Andrew: What’s astronomy. Me: Basically studying things in the…

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Oh No! We Can’t Go!

2011.02.26
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Julie’s sick and we were supposed to go to the Imagination Movers concert tonight at 5PM. Anyone in the LA/OC area want some tickets to see the Imagination Movers live on stage tonight? I’ve got 4 tickets and a parking pass. Tickets were $40 (I’ll sell them for $35), parking was $15 (I’ll throw parking…

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All About Andrew

2011.02.10
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February is “All About Me” month at Miss Jodi’s Learning Garden. Every parent knows what that means…it’s time to make a poster. Every year posters get bigger, more elaborate, more intricate, more bedazzled. Julie had some pretty crazy posters over her tenure there. This February is Andrew’s first poster. We’ve been going back and forth…

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