It’s Quips and Quotes Friday, and I’m late! So sorry! I thought I might be able to get by with skipping it today, but the hounds are at my door howling and wanting to know why there’s no blog. Ack! And these were people who assured me that they’d never seen my blog! All I … Continue reading Quips and Quotes – Friday, May 18, 2012
One of the lessons I’ve tried my hardest to instill in my kids is the importance of learning to laugh at yourself. If I’ve said it once, I’m sure I’ve said it a thousand times: “If you can’t learn to laugh at yourself, then you’ll be the only one not laughing while the rest of … Continue reading Teaching Mom to Laugh at Herself
On Monday evening I went to a Volunteer Appreciation Event for our school district. While there, I was talking with one of the school district’s “Director of Some-Such-Thing” and we were discussing small children and how their views of the world is so much more interesting than ours seem to be as adults. Kids just … Continue reading The Wit and Wisdom of Braden (2nd Ed.)
Dear Readers: Every once in a while, life grabs ahold of you and you just have to go with the flow. The last week or so has been like that for me and, as a result, my blog didn’t get written today. But never fear, I’ve gone back through the archives to bring you one … Continue reading Can you repeat that?
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” ~ J.M. Barrie I love the imagination of a child, as there is no end to their creativity. Give a child a blanket and he’ll make a cape out of it and become Superman. Hand him an … Continue reading Motorcyles by Dr. Pepper
It’s Friday and if you’ve been reading my blog for very long, then you know that today’s the day I bring you the bits and pieces of the daily conversations in our household. So sit back and relax and be completely assured that your family is way more normal than you realize! He’s So Tan!!! … Continue reading Friday’s Quips and Quotes and Giggles Galore
If you read my blogs very often, you’ve probably figured out that I have two children. Amber is 16 and Braden is 7. It almost wasn’t that way. For a long time, my husband and I had pretty much decided that Amber would be an only child, and we were satisfied with that. However, sometime … Continue reading Zing!
Last week Braden came home from school with a hand-drawn picture of a rainbow stuffed in the very bottom of his backpack. On the page was scribbled in pretty typical 1st grade writing, “Please stop chasing me Braden.” No punctuation. What did it mean, then? Did Braden write it as in: “Please stop … Continue reading Catch Me If You Can
It’s the weekend and, while y’all are off enjoying the beautiful weather of this great Spring day, I’m hard at work writing my blog for next week! Make sure to come back on Monday so that my hard work doesn’t go to waste! In the meantime, surf on over to my Facebook Page and “Like” … Continue reading It’s the weekend…and I’m hard at work!
Welcome to Quips and Quotes Friday! If you’re new to Chatty Cathie’s Endless Chatter, then let me explain: Quips and Quotes Friday is a weekly segment where I take the opportunity to bring to you the actual conversations and random statements I hear in my household on a daily basis. So sit back and enjoy, … Continue reading It’s Quips and Quotes Friday!