Nature or Nurture or Just Good Taste in Movies?

Thad had a boat load of homework to complete tonight.  I mean a ton.  A lot.  A monumental amount.  Because he tends to get sidetracked at times. . .like when he was three and Tony lowered him behind the couch by his ankles to retrieve his Batmobile.  Thad exclaimed, "I got it!  I got it!"  …

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George

Yesterday morning was hard for The Boy.  His tummy hurt, but he wasn't really sick.  Who knows what it was--this year has been tough.    I had a rough 5th grade year too.  Anyway--he walked around with his best friend, George.  The Boy is 11 1/2, he is 5'1" tall and weighs more than his …

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Odd Foods Make Just as Much Sense

My children have become "classic" rock fans. Classic rock NOW means what *I* listened to when I was their age. (I have an 8th grade-nearly 14 year-old. . .can you say "Land Down Under", "Safety Dance", Tears for Fears, Wham, Air Supply, Journey???). Thankfully, their understanding of the lyrics at this point is as clear …

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