Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mommy’s boss gets cool points

The CFO’s boss just scored some major cool points with the Triplets.  She received a cookie bouquet and each of the Triplets got one.  They promptly had them for breakfast this morning and are now bouncing off the walls.  Like … Continue reading

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It’s homework time!

The Triplets LOVE homework!  Yes, they have homework in 4K.  They have sight words, syllables, handwriting, and counting.  They get a sticker from their teacher for each homework assignment they complete.  Once they get eight stickers they get a prize. Oh … Continue reading

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Lashing out

One of the things that I (we) are trying to work on with the Triplets is lashing out.  If you have or have been around kids you know what I am talking about…  The retribution that comes from a perceived … Continue reading

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It’s not that bad

I am a big “fan” of the backhanded compliment.  One of my favorite is “it’s not that bad.”  Now keep in mind, this needs to be used with humor.  If not… well… you are seen as being a little mean. … Continue reading

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No I didn’t

The other day we were out with some friends.  All the kids were playing when I saw what looked like one kid pushing another one.  I called him over…  I said “it is not nice to push people.”  His response … Continue reading

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Dealing with Gen I

I am not sure on the dates of Gen I but our Triplets are definitely part of it.  Bill Gates first discussed “Generation I” in 2000 but that related to the Internet.  The CFO sees them as Gen I because … Continue reading

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How do you want to be remembered?

As I was “living the dream” (cleaning the house) earlier today I heard an interview with the World Renown Chef Jacques Pepin.  One of the questions the interviewer asked him that really hit home was “How do you want to … Continue reading

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I can, but I don’t

One of my favorite lines is “I don’t read… I can, but I don’t.”  Why?  Don’t get me wrong, I like the “idea” of reading.  The CFO LOVES reading.  Sitting by a cozy fire reading a great book really does … Continue reading

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Helping out a Buddy’s Cousin

I have some friends that were/are in the music business so I have an idea of how hard it is to make it.  If you have some “extra” money and would like to help out a friend of mine’s cousin … Continue reading

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Bad Daddy

Tonight Dash helped me out.  We want our kids to know that EVERYONE makes bad choices.  So I told him “you know, Daddy makes bad choices too.”  He nodded.  Then I asked “what bad choices does Daddy make?”  Dash responded … Continue reading

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