You Stink

Charlie is a teenage boy. In case you were not aware, teenage boys stink. Mine is not very fond of bathing either. Charlie is a heavy sweater and we live in the Houston area with high temperatures plus humidity. That all adds up to LOTS of funk and stink. The other day I asked Charlie […]

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Getting out of Bed

The Houston area has a cold spell! We even had sleet the other morning. I do not like cold weather and neither does Charlie. For some weird reason, Charlie’s bedroom is the warmest toastiest in the house. Most of his school break has been spent in his bed, under the covers, with Max, either reading […]

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I need 2 towels

Every day Charlie reminds me more and more of Robert. I am consistently amazed that Charlie has so many of his Daddy’s traits. I have had almost this exact same conversation with Robert on more than one occasion. C – Mooooom! I need 2 towels! (yelling from the bathroom) M – ? Why? C – […]

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Covering His Bases

Charlie will be 12 years old in 3 weeks. While I have not mentioned it, he is questioning belief in Santa Claus. There has not been any discussions but Charlie is aware that different families believe different things about Santa, the Tooth Fairy, etc. Earlier this month I asked Charlie if he wanted to write to […]

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Conversation #32175902 on Hanging Up Towels

Last week Charlie came into my bedroom dripping wet.  He had a towel in his hand. C – MMOOOOMMM! I need a clean towel. This one didn’t clean me off. Me – First of all, towels don’t clean you. Soap and water clean you. Towels dry the water off. Second, that towel is clean. I […]

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