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About A Boy…A Tape Measure…And A Footlong Weenie

Never underestimate the importance of knowing your weights and measures. For Christmas one year, my mother gifted my boys with Home Depot tool boxes, complete with the full range of functional, but small-sized tools.  They each had a hammer, saw, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, level and tape measure.  Most children, when in possession of such items […]

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Elbows, Apples, and Pillows, and Other Names For Boobs

One of the things I have loved most about being a parent, and missed most as my babies got older, is the toddler vocabulary. Both of my kids called cupcakes “pupcakes”.  Spaghetti was “sketti” and “passketti”.  That thing you eat in the morning?  Breaktess, or brefftess, depending on whose kid was eating it. And it […]

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About A Boy…A Tape Measure…And A Footlong Weenie

Never underestimate the importance of knowing your weights and measures. For Christmas one year, my mother gifted my boys with Home Depot tool boxes, complete with the full range of functional, but small-sized tools.  They each had a hammer, saw, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, level and tape measure.  Most children, when in possession of such items […]

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