Tag: children

From the Mouths of Babes

I wouldn’t call myself hardened or jaded, but I can generally sniff out a video designed to make money off the fruit of one’s loins. They generally sicken me and rank right alongside any sappy Hallmark meme someone has unwittingly cross-stitched to my Facebook page. No thank you! […]

Baby Daddy

They say opposites attract. It’s true – and I envy your reserve, My wallflower man, So shy, so distant. Dignity personified, And saddled with me, A muddy puppy of a girl. I wonder –  will you love This pink, wriggling blob With your nose and my hair…? Will you […]

The Sniffing

We’ve all heard the “experts” say that if you can smell it on yourself, you’re wearing too much – To which I reply: Hogwash! There is no such thing as too much of a good thing. What is more, I don’t wear colognes or perfumes for anyone besides […]

Baby and the Beast

In life, there are few bonds so strong as those of a mother for her baby. This is not to say that the parental bond of a father for his children cannot be equally as strong, but for the sake of this post, let us stick with mothers, […]

Sentimental Journeys

I have always viewed myself as unsentimental. Oh, sure. I religiously kept baby books for my children, and there is a box in the barn dedicated to early artwork, bits of pottery, class projects and so forth that my own children accumulated over the years. Mind you, in […]