joys of parenthood…

A re-post from several years ago, reminding us that memories are good… but the present is even better because we can create what we want with it, no matter the situation.

Soul-cialist Tendencies

1.  trying to keep a straight face while explaining to an 8 year old that a sit-in staged under a desk because he doesn’t want to take a math test is not an appropriate use of  peaceful protest…

2.  playing make-up-a-new-rule-each-game UNO…

3.  not laughing when your kid spends half an hour playing with each toy he is supposed to be getting rid of because he hasn’t touched it (or seen it) for the past six months…

4.  taking bets on how many rounds of wall-surfing the kittens will play before they settle down on your freshly folded laundry to sleep…

5.  swinging at the park…

6. giving the kittens a small wad of masking tape to play with…

7.  sewing some free-form patchwork out of scraps to make the kid a cape…

8.  figuring out what the science project in the back of the fridge is…

9. painting eachother’s toenails…

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