There is a video of my son at seven months old. He is in his high chair with a sippy cup in front of him. In the video I ask him, "What does a baby pterodactyl say?" And he proceeds to screech and giggle in a manner that I find faintly Jurassic and very funny....more
Up! She demands. It takes me a full minute to process that not only is she speaking English and not her native Kaiya but that she just demanded, from me, at 3 in the morning. A simple one word sentence, with the same tone as: Woman, where have you been? I’ve been crying for an hour! To which I want to reply: I KNOW. So have I. Quietly into my pillow, so that I don’t wake up your daddy because between his snoring and your crying I am so going to need a margarita come morning.