Do I love a good ghost story? The walls around me feel oppressive. The old house sits quiet. The sky outside is black and it glows grey when the white cracks of lightening break through it. Today for the first time I feel as if I should have listened because the house truly feels as… Continue reading Paranormal Activity?
Do you encourage your children to believe in mystery and magic? Perhaps you believe in it yourself. I have a great love for doors that open to secret worlds and as such I try to encourage my boy’s imaginations to open up worlds of their own. Whether it’s dragons, fairies, unicorns, Santa or the Easter… Continue reading Imaginative History
The Penis Chronicles presents, “By Way of Explanation.“ The four year old yells, “mom call the man, call the man!” My husband looks askance. The four year old leaves off his “call the man” chant to press his face against the window and yell, “There’s Steve, there’s Steve.” The seven year old leaps from the… Continue reading By Way of Explanation
Sometimes I find my boys playing the strangest games. Sometimes they convince me to join in on these strange games, and my role in the games is usually the most bizarre! It must be a conspiracy, the pair of them conspiring to humour themselves and tease mom in the process. Anyway, here a few of… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter S for Strange Games
The progression of career choices starts young. Somewhere around three my older boy started trying to decide his adult career. This first decision making period named him as future fireman, and sometimes a policeman. Another day I found him in deep thought about these career choices as well as alternatives for these choices. He turned… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter O for Occupation
The making of The Bubble Gum Forest It was in early January, 2016 while I was working on a story for Ayden that in his usual curious way he asked what I was doing. When I told him, he decided to try and make a story for me. The rest of the afternoon he supplied… Continue reading Bubble Gum Forest