Monday, January 27, 2014

Morning Cuddles

It's the first day of school.  When I went to wake up the girls I found Maura curled up in bed with Schatz.  I sat on the bed and rubbed their backs.  After some chitchat, Maura got up and left the room.  I crawled under the covers to chitchat with Schatz.

Me: Good morning, darling.  Maura was telling me a lovely story.

Schatz:  What did Maura tell you?

Me:  Maura said that you woke up last night, felt around her face with your hand, and then cuddled up and snuggled her.

Schatz (giggled):  I did.  Do you know what I was doing when I was feeling her face?

Me:  No.  What were you doing?

Schatz:  I was seeing if it was Maura or you.

Me:  You can tell who it is with your hand?

Schatz:  Yep.  I could tell it was Maura because you have a big, honkin' head.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Breaking Out The Piggies

To keep things interesting, both girls have been working through workbooks this summer.  Today Schatz was doing subtraction problems:


Schatz (cradling her head in her hands and sighing):  I'm gonna need my feet for this.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Outed By My Own Blood

The girls were a little put out this morning because a friend was dropping by and I was making them clean up their stuff.

Maura: Why are you making us tidy up EVERYTHING?

Schatz (under her breath):  Because she doesn't want her friends to know we live like this.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Jumping Rope and Surviving

I just walked out onto the front porch to find Schatz jumping rope to Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger". Did her daddy teach her that? Did she hear it on my workout playlist?  Did she pick that song herself?  I didn't ask because it was too cute and she's entering a self conscience phase.