Monday, November 7, 2011
Adventures in Permissive Parenting
When I heard my independent barber son use a water spray bottle in between bouts of the buzzing hair clippers, I called through the door, "Clippers like dry hair better."
"But they aren't working," he answered.
"Maybe we need new ones," I said.
But it was too late. Several minutes later, he said, "I'm bald." Well, some spots were bald, but other spots weren't. So I used my Magic Mom Moves to even out his haircut. Yes, he still has hair. Being blond, it's hard to see.
What kind of fashion/design/social faux pas have you experienced?
We fished this out of the river in Hawaii. I know our hostess, Genna, had a name for it, but I don't remember what it was. She sa...
After a big snowfall, the snow plow came along our street while I was at work, clearing the road but pushing up a ridge of snow across my d...
When I saw this cloud, I knew immediately what it looked like, but my teenager, Michael, said it wasn't what I said it was. WHAT DOE...
Someone brought cake to share at work. Someone forgot to bring a knife. Would you dig in with your bare hands to get your share?