Choo-choo learns something new

abstract_2008012112-1113int.epsYesterday, Choo-choo and I were playing with a rainbow-colored plastic spring. I’m sure you all know what I am talking about. The Slinky that isn’t a Slinky. I showed Choo-choo how to get the spring to “fall” down each stair by itself. We then reenacted this with his play table and some boxes.

It got me thinking. The not-Slinky is such a simple yet Continue reading “Choo-choo learns something new”

Independence Day

This past week, our country commemorated its day of independence. This, of course, means that just about every citizen sets off fireworks in celebration.Fireworks Grand Finale

Loud, booming fireworks.

Perhaps you can guess where I am going with this. Continue reading “Independence Day”

“What you doing?”

I hear this all the time from my son, along with many others. “Why you do that?” “Where you going?” “What’s that?” It’s a typical stage of toddlerhood, I’m sure. Only problem is, he often doesn’t wait for an answer.

I was making a cake for my husband to take to work. With every step of the recipe came the question from Choo-choo. “What you doing?” Continue reading ““What you doing?””