Category Archives: Kid Stories

Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling, My Son John

Raise your hand if you’ve ever lost your street pants and ONE shoe while at hockey practice. What’s that? Not a lot of hands out there? Oh, so it’s just my son then. Good. Maybe hockey players will tell me … Continue reading

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First Grade Comedy

A while ago I posted about my daughter’s blossoming sense of humor, as she begins to understand the fine art of sarcasm (From Literal to Sarcastic). ¬†She’s also learning to tell jokes with an actual punchline. But good joke delivery … Continue reading

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Sweet Motivation

“You get a cupcake at every mile!” I said. That may be an exaggeration, I know you get one at the first mile, I have no idea if it happens again after that. Continue reading

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Too Practical for Fluffy Literature

My daughter and I were reading a book the other day. The story begins with two poor, young women who live in a cottage. One day they come across a destitute, old woman who is starving, so they give the … Continue reading

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Dogs are a Girl’s Best Friend

Quickly, before I forget, here’s the conversation I just had with my 6 year-old daughter: K: I wish that dogs could talk so that I could just tell Kokanee all my problems if I didn’t want to tell anybody else. … Continue reading

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Messing with Texas

When we got into the car this evening, I stopped to take a quick shot of the dashboard: Which prompted this conversation: W (9-years-old): One hundred and FOUR?! This isn’t Minnesota, this is TEXAS! (Keep in mind that despite my … Continue reading

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Wrong Answer

K: Mom, I have a question. Me: I have an answer. The answer is 42. What’s the question? K: Ha! I have to ask my question first. Are we going to be walking around a lot tomorrow? Me: Probably not, … Continue reading

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