Category Archives: kids

Christmas present requests

Miss A (5 years old) wants: “A singing doll that has a toilet” — apparently the doll gets inspiration from certain …ehem… daily activities. (6 Dec 2008)

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Frosting!

Look dad, there is frosting on the grass! Frosting the snowman…. – The kids … got to love them!

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We are all cyborgs

My daughter, RM, is convinced that her heart goes “beep, beep, beep”.

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Sometimes people just need to keep their opinions to themselves

From a few months ago but this issue just boils my blood: Apparently a mother traveling with her toddler were kicked off of a plane. No, the toddler wasn’t crying or throwing a fit, he was saying bye-bye to the … Continue reading

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Volunteering the kids for medical experiments

Littlest participated in this study about a year ago at Stanford. The Card Sort game is a well known task in which two through five year olds are asked to sort six cards according to one dimension (shape or color), … Continue reading

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death of a pet

One of our cats died over the weekend, and it was interesting the reaction of the kids. AHM (3 1/2) was really melodramatic. “Sunshine is dead” spoken in a pseudo-emotional level. RAM (4 1/2) is more concerned about death and … Continue reading

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“yestertime”

File this under “words that should be in the dictionary”. RAM (4yrs-old) has this great word, “yestertime”. If yesterday means the day before today, then “yestertime” should exist and mean some time before yesterday. What a great word!

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