When Carter turned 10 last month, he got the complete collection of Calvin & Hobbes comics for this birthday. It shows in his work.
Possibly not my best day parenting ever, but if I believed in grades, and in lame reassurances for failed attempts, I’d give myself an A for effort.
We’ve worked at keeping track of those precious kid conversations over the years- but it’s hard to take the time. Twitter has made it even easier because I can jot down the smaller tidbits that would otherwise get lost.
Has he ever met George Washington? Does he play Packrat? Is he excited about Spore? Does he have a question for me? Inquiring minds want to know.
Carter: (waving a big stick) This is my staff of leadership.
Robby: So, does that mean you’re the president?
Carter: Well, we could vote. . . .