Showing posts from August, 2010


At the ripe old age of 19 months my son has become quite the little ladies man. A dear friend and her girls came by last Sunday for a playdate and some girl talk. "Look deep into my eyes" Benno wasn't too impressed with the 3 year old - likely because she is the exact same age as his own sister, and well, we know how that goes. But the 7 year old ... now that was another story. He was quite drawn to her and followed her around the yard like a puppy - mesmerized by her every move. He waited until the opportunity was just right ... and then he seized the moment. She sat down on the sidewalk to play with Nadia and he moved in for the kill. He seated himself right down on her lap, took her by the shoulders and gazed into her eyes. "Accept this binki as a token of my affection" He then offered her a token of his affection - mind you this particular token, his binki, is his most prized posession ever. He does not share his binki with anyone (except mom &