Monday, January 18, 2016

How To Know When They Are REALLY Growing Up

I just asked Ben to help me walk the dogs one last time tonight.  He came downstairs and walked in a circle through the kitchen, dining room and living room.

"Where's my coat?"

"You hung it up in the closet."

"I did?"

"You did.  I stood there and watched you do it."

"Why did I do that?  I never hang my coat in the closet!"

That moment when your child puts something away without thinking about it and without being told to do it.  Flashes of a true adult showing through.

Monday, January 4, 2016

New Year's Eve

As the ball descended in New York, Leo descended in our living room......