Archive for October, 2009

A Toddler’s Perspective

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Claire and her Dad took a walk to the mailbox tonight. On the way they saw the moon. And then Claire noticed the stars. She raised her arms and said she was feeding the stars. “What do they eat?” asked her Dad. She replied, “Peanut butter. And they open their mouths up wide like hippopotamuses.” […]

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The Big Pumpkin

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

I had intended forgo the large pumpkin this year, but when Claire and I were at the grocery this one caught my eye. It was so round and such an appealing shade of orange. So it came home with us. I still doubt I will carve it for Halloween (famous last words!), but we decorated […]

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Less Mess

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

While I love getting the paints out for Claire, sometimes the paint cups are more ambitious than I want to tackle. They are spill-proof, but they are big and messy, and I am constantly moving them around so she can reach them. The other day we took a preschool field trip to a pumpkin patch […]

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