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Five years old

Boy. Five years old. Even his preschool teacher teared up a little bit about it today. There’s no going back, no returning to four or three or the time in the womb when baby couldn’t live without Mama. 390 more words

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Night time questions from a four-and-a-half-year-old

Tonight during prayers, Boy asked that his grandfather not die, ever. “That’s so nice,” I sighed, before going on, in the heartless way that parenting sometimes seems to require,  to say that everyone dies, and that if we didn’t, there wouldn’t be enough room for everyone. 369 more words

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Put the pedal to the metal

“On first thought, I said, ‘I’m doing it! I’m doing it! I’m not doing it.’ On second thought, I said, “I’m doing it. I’m doing it! 202 more words

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Three things

“I have to tell you something,” whispered Boy as we lay in bed. “No one else can hear.” Girl, lying on my other side, immediately rolled nearer to hear what the whispering was about. 223 more words

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Superman ice cream and the decision-making process

We were at our local sandwich shop last night, meeting with friends for an impromptu dinner. As a treat, Girl wanted a delectable-looking chocolate cake ball, complete with colorful sprinkles. 367 more words

Preschoolers