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Life Lessons

Truism: Do not grab a cat’s tail immediately after using one’s hands to eat pancakes with honey.

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Happy Mother’s Day

(I give unto thee kitchen supplies, a clean bathroom, a kid in the Emergency Room, and cold pancakes.)

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Everything you needed to know about Potty Training…

(but didn’t really want to know in the first place…)

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Ees Stuck

Conversation with a three year old can be a little difficult to follow, sometimes. Jess: ::depositing an empty glass on my desk:: Ees empty! Me: I see that. ::put the cup aside:: Jess: Where dideet go? Me: You drank it, … Continue reading

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Socks Galore

Jess has, at last count (just a few minutes ago while I was folding her laundry) fifty-eight socks. The mathematically-minded of you will tap your fingers a minute and say “Oh, she’s got twenty-nine pairs of socks.” The more parental … Continue reading

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Assault and Battery Among the Pre-school Set

No, I haven’t been posting much recently. I know. I suck. Sorry about that. Anyway, last night after going to the polls (I decided at the last minute NOT to wear my lesbian shirt, as Jeremy so kindly provided me … Continue reading

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Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda, Gotta

Every week, we take Jess to playgroup. (Unless she’s sick, because you know, we’re nice parents and don’t want to spread germs to other people. Or unless I’m sick, in which case I usually send Kevin by himself. Or if … Continue reading

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Toddler Joi

Today Jess has: Refused to hold hands while crossing streets and in stores Taken down an entire rack of movies at the Target Stolen and opened a candy bar (from the bag of junk food Kevin and I bought, not … Continue reading

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So Sad!

Jess and I are watching Mulan together… We get to the part where the village has been destroyed and Jess turns to me. “No puppies? No dollie? No? No… no… all gone… No kitties. All gone.” She sounded very, very … Continue reading

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Like Mother, Like Daughter

Conversation: Jess: ::tugging on my sleeve:: Nack? KT: Oh, sure honey. There’s some of this morning’s cereal left if you want it. Or you can have a cookie. You want a cookie? Jess: ::stops dead and looks at me:: duH!

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