Tag Archives: Toddler wisdom

#403 The Mystery Bandit’s Ghost (21)

A twelve-hour day at the office doesn’t really inspire top notch blog writing afterward but on the other hand I’m buoyed by the knowledge that I’m now finished with work for a whole two weeks. I just need to stay awake long enough to write something. Staying awake is, in fact, something that would have…

Day #207 Liar liar pants on fire*

If I had known at the time that we would be just past our first full week of toilet training when I was booking this weekend’s Early Learning Workshop at The Ark, I would never have gone for it. The traditional wisdom is to lock yourself in the house with your toddler and remain antisocial…

Day # 192 Bye bye, toes!

Last summer Hawkeye spent most of his time at home barefoot. He was one and a half and had a single-minded determination to explore everything around him.┬áThat was just before the “terrible twos” really hit full force. This summer Hawkeye is two and a half. He’s a fully grown toddler with strong opinions on everything,…

Day #191 Safety first

I sometimes wash dark and light coloured items together (in a cold wash). I’ve been known to walk while reading on my phone (shhh, don’t tell my husband). I often don’t wait for the pedestrian green light to cross the (dead-end) street next to our house. Hell, I even take short bicycle rides without a…

Day #186 The Gruffalo

If you ever find yourself in the deep, dark wood and a mouse offers to play poker with you, I highly recommend that you politely say no and get the hell out of there. The mouse will take you for all you’ve got. The mouse knows where it’s at. When it comes to poker, knowing…