14 June 2013

Oliver's Short Lived Swearing Habit

Oliver picked up a little swearing habit for a few days this summer.

His word of choice?


It was first heard while playing in the sprinklers.

My mom said she thought she heard it. I didn't believe her. I'm constantly forgetting that she is always right.

He next used the word while at Grandma Childs' house eating pineapple sherbet. He lost a spoonful of it on the table in front of him and very calmly said, "Dammit, I dropped my ice cream."

I laughed inside, and then had a talk with him about good words and bad words. I think we've got things under control again.

07 June 2013

Did you know there is National Doughnut Day?

I love doughnuts a lot.

Imagine my surprise when I learned that there was a National Doughnut Day...

I almost missed out completely, but as soon as I heard about it, I piled Heather, Andre, and Oliver into the car (way past Ollie's bedtime) so that we could partake in the grand affair...

One trip to Fresh Market later and we had ourselves a bunch of delicious doughnuts and a new summer theme song: Can't Hold Us. You should see the moves Heather taught Andre and Oliver in the car...

02 June 2013

Picking My Battles

I have to "pick my battles" a lot with Oliver. He is a very determined fellow. He doesn't have an opinion about everything, but when he does, watch out!

Today he emerged from his room with bright orange socks instead of the white that I asked for. When it became clear that he wasn't going to change his mind, I decided to just go with it.

They're only socks, after all.