Tag Archives: Agnes stories

Announcing a new Altoid flavor*

(*may cause side effects, including loss of freedom) Being a mom of six little children in this day and age makes me a little paranoid about going out in public. In this climate where one’s kids can be taken for … Continue reading

Posted in Children | Tagged | 4 Comments

I suspected she thought so.

Thursday January 20, 2011 Me:   Agnes, you’re getting to be so big! I can’t believe you’re going to be three in a few months! Agnes: [quite perplexed] Me firty-teven. Posted 1/20/2011 at 10:10 AM  

Posted in Children | Tagged | Leave a comment

I suspected she thought so.

Me:   Agnes, you’re getting to be so big! I can’t believe you’re going to be three in a few months! Agnes: [quite perplexed] Me firty-teven.  

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

Guess who?

Her sister isn’t happy with her “crunchy” egg, so she offers, “I’ll eat it!” She accepts the plate, chooses the fork she wants (“the smaller one”) and sets it beside her. “Do you want pepper and salt?” “No,” she says. … Continue reading

Posted in Children | Tagged | Leave a comment

Guess who?

Her sister isn’t happy with her “crunchy” egg, so she offers, “I’ll eat it!” She accepts the plate, chooses the fork she wants (“the smaller one”) and sets it beside her. “Do you want pepper and salt?” “No,” she says. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Random: Chapter 5 – Agnes

Agnes: Me want one! Me want that one! Uncle Jed: Agnes, you have to ask nicely. ‘May I please have one?’ Agnes: Okay. Gimme one uh (for) Uncle Jed! [grabs one, hands to Jed, points again] Now, me want one! … Continue reading

Posted in Children | Tagged | Leave a comment

Random

Chapter 4 – Christina [before dropping off to sleep] Mommy, Estella is the most beautiful thing in the whole world.  [pauses] Not more beautiful than God. God’s not beautiful. He’s handsome. He has hair down to here [waist]. Jesus said. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

On Two Year Olds

I have my fifth two year old in about as many years. You’d think I know what two year olds are all about, right?     But I’m seriously amazed that even though I have another two year old in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Master negotiator

I can’t say no to my 2 year old. It isn’t for the reasons you think.  I mean yeah, she’s cute.  And she has some brown eyes that would make anyone swoon if he looked too hard. And she does … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 3 Comments

We’re not girls, we’re kids!

We tend to call the oldest two children “the girls” and the youngest few “the kids” (I remember the same distinction in my family, growing up).  Today the youngest four and I  were at the grocery store and when we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment