Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents “Holes in Walls” I didn’t actually see it happen, but my head snapped in his direction when he made the sound. I was aware of some kind of bizarre movement and there was a soft cracking noise. Directly proceeding this there was a crying-howl, like a hideous… Continue reading Holes in Walls
We have had the penis and vagina talk: boys have a penis and girls have a vagina. My older boy knows that babies grow in mommy’s tummies. However, he had never inquired about how the baby got into or out of mommy’s tummy. I was content to leave those details out of the picture. At… Continue reading Raising Boy: The Penis Chronicles Presents Those Questions
Google defines quiet as follows: (February 25, 2017) adjective: 1. making little or no noise 2. carried out discreetly, secretly or in moderation noun: absence of noise or bustle; silence; calm verb: make or become silent, calm, or still Not one part of that definition applies to my house unless, of course, we aren’t in… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter Q for Quiet? Not in my house!
Google defines ketchup as “a spicy sauce made chiefly from tomatoes and vinegar, used as a condiment” (February 19, 2017) I don’t know about your household, but in mine ketchup is a hot commodity, the Heinz brand of course. I think that my older boy would drink it through a straw if we let him.… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter K for Ketchup
Let’s talk about jealousy for a moment, jealous in the sense of “feeling or showing envy of someone or their achievements and advantages” (Google February 18, 2017). When my first son was born he instantly became mommy’s little man. Even at almost 7 he is my boy. Oh sure, he loves his dad too but… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter J for Jealousy
Picture this. You are sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office, and the room is moderately full. There is a soft hum of whispered talking. A woman enters with two boys in tote, they appear to be about 3 and 6 years old. Cute little boys, active but doing their best to try… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter F for Farts