When I became a mother I viewed things much differently. Every male child my son's age or younger somehow became mine. Well, at least in the movies or on TV. If the character hurt I felt as if it was my own child and it broke my heart. I distinctly remember standing in my son's [...]
Driving to the mall this afternoon I was listening to an audio book. The narrator was talking about how boys on the playground can give each other bloody noses and then be best friends again the next day. Isaiah: "Just like conflict corner!" Me: "Conflict what?" Isaiah: "Conflict Corner is a place in my P.E. [...]
He was in a recliner. On one side was a giant stuffed gorilla and a gigantic fluffy dog on the other. He threw them violently to the floor but remained seated. "This is nice. I like that this seat has cookies and lemonade. Now I have to swim. I'll have to use my swimming suit." He brought the invisible cookie [...]
Anyone have a mama's boy? What about a daddy's boy? We have one of each. My oldest is an absolute mama's boy. I love it! My younger son is all about daddy. Yesterday on the way to church I was educating my children on some old school kind of music that I enjoy. I sang [...]
I've come to the point in motherhood where my children are interested in things that my brain doesn't want to comprehend. I get the basic super hero plots. I know who's who in the Marvel world. Now my oldest is going through a Batman phase. Batman is from DC Comics...not Marvel. I don't like him. [...]
Isaiah: when I grow up I'm going to do what you're doing for a living. (I'm commenting on a Facebook conversation) Me: what are you talking about? Isaiah: I'm going to type text messages for a living. ***** Future social media manager????
The winner of the STOP YELLING challenge was...Daddy! Congratulations 🙂 We're going to do another challenge over the next two days. Now that we're all home from school and work it is a little more difficult. After less than 24 hrs here is where we all stand... Current coins left: Isaiah: 0 Aaron: 13 Mama: 13 [...]
Who will win the jackpot? For 48 hours beginning at 8:46PM this evening the Mellix family is competing in a "STOP YELLING" challenge. The rules are simple: Each contestant starts off with 20 pennies. If you yell one of your pennies goes in the JACKPOT bucket. On Friday at 8:46PM we will meet back in the kitchen to [...]