Category Archive: 'robbie'

Snips, Snails & Puppy Dog Tails

Friday night Toby took Robbie camping in a nearby canyon for a “Boys Only” trip. I am very proud of my germaphobic husband for letting him be a messy boy even after he realized he’d forgotten the hand sanitizer. I am not sure how Toby was able to fall asleep with this dirty child laying […]

Girls Girls Girls

I thought I would have years before I had to deal with Robbie having girls on his mind. Apparently it isn’t just cursing and reeling out the “I hate you” stinger that he’s brought into his repertoire at an insanely early age. That’s my son. Advanced on so many levels. I was blindsided by this […]

Things I Learned at Disneyland

Four-year-old kids are easily impressed. When we got to the hotel in Anaheim Robbie was happy. He thought being in a hotel was the surprise and he was pleased. “I love hotels!” he said and we hit the pool. It wasn’t until just before he went to bed that Mickey called him and we told […]

First Day of (High?) School

Very proud of his new backpack, courtesy of Grummy. It lights up and he’s happy to show anyone that will watch. Model his new shirt. Dad says it looks too “femme” but I like it and so does Robbie. Daddy was over ruled. Finally a real smile – but no eye contact. Oh well. All […]

I Viking

Imagine you’re sitting on your bed reading a book and minding your own business. Then suddenly a deranged and giddy (and also naked) viking jumps through the doorway. He’s wielding an ax and wearing a horned helmet. He says he fights dragons. Oh, and bears. Now imagine he’s four. Thank goodness I have at least […]