Archive for the 'Family' Category

Discipline fail

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Me: Charlotte, did you hit your sister with a bat? Charlotte: (nods) But I couldn’t find a ball! Me: (snorts)

When I grow up…

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

“…I’m going to be a musician, and a food writer. And I’m going to write about your food!” -Henrietta, 10/3/12 You heard it here first!

Another quotable

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

As we were getting dinner together tonight, Charlotte marched into the kitchen to announce, “Mommy, I have a poopy. I made a present for you!”

First loose tooth

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

It’s official — Henrietta finally has her first loose tooth. She’s been eagerly awaiting this all year!


Monday, March 19th, 2012

Riding in the car, talking about trees… Grandpa: Do you know how to tell the difference between a spruce and a hemlock? Charlotte: Yes. One is black, and one is…pink!

Oh, a joke? I get jokes!

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Dinner has devolved into knock-knock jokes. Charlotte: Knock-knock! Ben: Who’s there? Charlotte: Banana! Ben: Banana who? Charlotte: (with great enthusiasm) Bananaman!

Two little things

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Funny moments from this morning’s commute: As we passed Cambridge Common (a restaurant/bar with a fantastic beer selection and remarkably delicious macaroni & cheese), Charlotte piped up from the back seat, “I can eat mac and cheese?” Apparently this was not the first time she shared that association. I guess we go there pretty often. […]

Two years old

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Charlotte is two! Candles were lit, silly hats were worn, and songs were sung: Key stats from her checkup: 35″ tall (~81st percentile) 26 lbs 4.5 ounces (~50th percentile) 52cm head circumference (on a chart of her own, right up there with her big sister) Blood was drawn, and she sat quietly for the whole […]

Divided loyalties

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Talking about the football loss this weekend: “Well, I can be a little bit happy. I mean, I went to Harvard Yard Child Care Center.” Oh no! What have we done?

She knows what she wants

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Charlotte enters the living room and announces: “I want some music.” “I wanna dance!”