Posts Tagged ‘parenting’
So the other night Gabriella informed us that her tummy hurt.
Coupled with her behavior and some other evidence unsuitable for readers with weak stomachs, it seemed a bug of some sort was upon us. Consequently, Friday was a bit of a sickday around the house. Lots of snuggling on the sofa watching old Disney movies, and things like that.
But there’s only so much musical animation one can take at a time, so we decided on doing a few “projects”.
Unfortunately I didn’t count on her “tummy bubbles” shortening her attention span so much. After several failed attempts at crafts pulled from our veritable library of kids craft books, Gabriella agreed to simply help me do a “daddy project”. Limoncello!
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Despite her not wanting me to record & share it, I thought ‘teh intarwebs’ might enjoy this 30s video of Gabriella doing yoga, which is apparently a thing now.
Gotta start ‘em young, right?
As always, what was meant to be a 3 word message had almost 10 takes, and ended up very different than expected.
Introducing Just O. Pig.
(The O stands for “Only”. Gabriella’s naming convention isn’t very creative)
Please direct all inquiries to his creator
Gabriella loves books. At two years old, she understandably enjoys the pictures more than the words – which is exactly why I’m ticked off. It seems to me, that the majority of children’s book illustrators out there think all kids are stupid. Now you might feel like saying, “C’mon Pete, that’s a little harsh, don’t you think?” To which I answer, “No!” Too long have we suffered with pretty pictures in children’s books that are completely at odds with the words. Don’t believe me?
Allow me to show you some examples