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The Bullet Point Blog Post

We’ve all  heard about the poor over-scheduled American child, haven’t we? He has no time for imaginitve play, no downtime, no time for homework. Well I’m  hear to tell you about the poor overscheduled American mom. She has no time to watch Glee, no time to play in her soap room, no time to even […]

Glass Half Full

I had no intention of writing a post today. It’s my birthday and I was hoping to do as little as possible beyond my obligations. But, as I was zooming through the kitchen to write something on the shopping list I keep on the fridge, I noticed this glass on the island. It stopped me […]

Things He Says – Naked Edition

Sunday we took Robbie and his best bud to the movies to see How to Train Your Dragon. Before the movie began, I insisted on a pit stop at the bathrooms to help minimize during-the-movie bathroom breaks. Two little boys walk into side-by-side stalls. The best bud closes his stall door but Robbie doesn’t. “Hey […]

Ah, Memories. We Will Enjoy Them.

Sometimes the best family photos aren’t the ones that turn out “right”. This photo was taken at a small bird sanctuary right next door the the Fred Meyer my family always grocery shopped at when I was a kid. We would often buy loaves of bread then walk across the parking lot to feed the […]

Reed Family Word of the Week

Pooptastrophe: A traumatic event or accident involving a preschooler or any child out of diapers and “number two.” As in, “Robbie had a pooptastrophe at the triathlon when he used the port-a-potty. ” No one knows what went wrong but I am told his hands were covered with the evidence when he eventually poked his […]