Folly's Lament

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What I found when I came home from school last night.

What I found when I came home from school last night.

"Whoa, Mom, where did these things come from?"
His feet are almost always in socks because it’s been polar vortexing pretty much his entire life. It’s warmer lately. We almost got up to 50° today.

Also, look at those thighs!

"Whoa, Mom, where did these things come from?"

His feet are almost always in socks because it’s been polar vortexing pretty much his entire life. It’s warmer lately. We almost got up to 50° today.


Also, look at those thighs!

Lesson Learned

  • Me: What does a frog say, Uly?
  • Uly: Ribbit, ribbit!
  • Me: What does a mama say?
  • Uly: "I love you!"
  • Me: What does a mama do?
  • Uly: Kiss, kiss, kiss!
  • Me: (with extreme curiosity) What does a daddy do?
  • Uly: Poop, poop, poop!
  • Me: Oh? And what does a daddy say?
  • Uly: "Flush, flush, flush!"

Today’s Surprise Mom-Tears Brought to You by:

  • Unexpected car nap (annihilating normal naptime)
  • Pitiful cold (not the worst, but not a walk in the park, either)
  • The inexorable march toward putting Uly in a toddler bed is quickening. Optimistically, we have about a month. Realistically, he could hop out of that crib at any moment. I am unable to process how life will continue once this happens. For real.
  • Sad time at nursery school today when Uly just kind of failed to register some social stuff. 
  • Dad stuff. AS USUALLY