Posts Tagged: Moments with Eli

DJ Trooper

23May2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

You can probably see from my other posts that my boys have a deep love of Star Wars. When Eli found a cool Tie Fighter Pilot helmet/mask on sale at a local antiques market, he HAD to have it. I let him buy it on one condition: that it will be this year’s Halloween costume…. Read more »

Funny Friday

10May2013 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m having a very Monday-flavored Friday, so I thought I’d post a couple of recent happenings to remind me to laugh at life. Ironically, I just got off the phone with someone who asked me if I had any funny stories to share about life with boys. This person was clearly not aware of my… Read more »

The Soap Spartan

8Dec2011 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

Eli: “Mom, I’m not the Tooth Fairy. I’m not Santa Claus, or the Easter Bunny. I am the Soap Spartan!!!” Me: “Ohhhkaaayyyy….” Eli: “My good deed is that I sneak around and refill the soap bottles when no one is looking!” (Have I mentioned lately how much I love that kid?) Me: (Laughing) “Well, I… Read more »

Speed Worker

25Nov2011 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

What happened when Eli rushed through a math review assignment because he wanted to get outside to play with his friends… I guess one could say that each number was cool, big, nice and “graet”. When asked about the misspelling of “great”, he said, “Mom…you always taught me, ‘When two vowels go walking, the first… Read more »

Moments with Eli: Geography

29Aug2011 Filed under: Moments with Eli

(My goofy boy modeling last year’s Halloween glasses.) We have a handy-dandy globe that shows all the features of the earth, but without labels. It’s very useful for reviewing geography, because they can’t just read me the names like they could on a traditional globe. We used it today to review the names of continents… Read more »