Idioms Take the Cake!

Posted by on March 19, 2013.

At our house no one is ever hungry, they are “staaarving!” No one is ever tired, they are “exhaaaausted!”

That’s how we roll. To just say things straight would be “sooo incredibly booooring!”

And we are not just prone to hyperbole either, we like all types of colorful language, especially idioms.

Kids and Potty Talk

Posted by on February 21, 2013.

Watching your child develop language skills is definitely one of the great joys of parenting. My five year old is picking up big, grown-up words every day, and it is fun watching her figure out how to use them.

But, as with any new skill your child obtains, there are definitely drawbacks.

Here we go…again…

Posted by on November 28, 2012.

I pulled out a pad of paper to jot down a few ideas for my blog post, and the toddler to my right (my son Emmett’s friend) inquired, “Mommy write?”

Impressed with her command of the word “write,” I joyfully responded, “Yes.