Parenting

Why Red Tricycle Rules

"I'm still thinking!" Violet shouted at me this morning when I asked her for the third time what she'd like for breakfast, our 7:20am departure looming.  After breakfast it was "I don't want to go [...]

Easter Bunny Aftermath

Violet believes in the Easter Bunny. Not in the ironic wink-wink roll-your-eyes but eat the chocolate anyway kind of way, but really and truly. It's so cute I can barely stand it. Last night I [...]

Bad Guys

Violet was helping me make dinner the other night, and, as usual, was chatting away about her day at school and what the other kids were up to. "My friend Sandy didn't come to school [...]