Monthly Archives: February 2014

Vacuum cleaner Marilyn

When the vacuum is on it blows a great gust of warm air which the kids love. I heard LBP call out as I was busy moving things aside, ‘Look at me! I’m just like Marilyn!’ as she stood above … Continue reading

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Taking her baby swimming

LBP loves to take her baby to the pool. ‘Help! Plastic baby is drowning’ she calls out after flinging the baby and then madly paddling in her rubber ring to rescue her. This is a tender moment after the rescue. … Continue reading

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Don’t sneak the milk!

LBP loves to sneak her cup of milk before bed. It’s become a little game for her. If you call out, ‘Don’t you dare sneak your milk!’ she runs up to grab off the counter top.

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Racing with the big boys

As her brothers ran ahead, LBP made a dash to chase them on her scooter and shouted after them, ‘My brothers don’t always win!’  

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Dance of the Seven Underpants

I was folding the laundry on the bed and looked up to see LBP putting on all of my underwear. She had two on her head and five on top of each other. Like Salome she danced on the bed … Continue reading

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Seagulls go away!

Like Moses parting the Red Sea, LBP rode through the park on her scooter, lifting her arms and calling out, ‘Seagulls, Go away!’

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Chitty Bang Bang!

At the playground, LBP loves to say, ‘Mama, be the child catcher.’ And I have to prance around and sing, ‘Come get your lollipops!’ She screams, runs away and cries out, ‘Be the child catcher again!’ To an onlooker I … Continue reading

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