On the way home from school today, Foxboy and our car pool kid were teasing Rosebud about her steadfast belief in fairies and magic. With her characteristic elan she shot them down and began to describe fairyland to us. “First of all, all the fairies are girls.” The boys howled, and soon got to the… Continue reading Fairies and Cellphones
Rosebud adores the character of Madeline, created by Lugwig Bemelmans. Madeline is a Parisian school girl who is strong willed, high spirited and kind, all attributes shared by sweet Rosebud. She avidly consumes all things Madeline; books, movies, shows, toys. As she was learning to talk, a guaranteed way to get her to crack up was… Continue reading Madeline Birthday Party
Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf education, states, “In the ninth year the child really experiences a complete transformation of its being, which indicates an important transformation of its soul-life and its bodily-physical experiences.” As with much of Steiner I find an intrinsic truth among the woo. At nine and a half Fox Boy is… Continue reading Magic Hair
There is a dark path that leads from the intersection of lonely SAHM and excessive produce: Canning.
The male stripper cake I made for my friend Gypsy Queen last week was not the first time I have slapped a chocolate penis down in homemade butter cream.