Parenting Story

Parenting Story

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Taking donations

While shopping with my family this weekend, Aidan was adamant that we buy him a new wallet. My sister took him looking for a wallet and they had the following conversation: Courtney: So Aidan, why do you need a wallet? Aidan: So that I have a place to put my money if anybody wants to give me some. He found a men's wallet but we convinced him to get a coin carrier instead, never mentioning that it was indeed called a coin purse. With a locking top, the coin purse will hopefully contain all this money that people are going to give him.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Welcoming Spring

On Friday I was dropping the kids off as I usually do before going to work. It was a beautiful spring day, already pretty warm and the birds were chirping. One person was not so enthusiastic about the start of spring. Aidan stood at the bottom of the tree and screamed up into the branches, "SHUTUP! SHUTUP! SHUTUP!