It is not by accident that every modern sitcom surrounding family life makes jokes about kids who are sweet one minute, and acting like a brat the next. I have known many a parent who will remark how much they love their teenager, but will follow it with “But sometimes …” This aspect of adolescence is, … More Ah, capricious youth!
I’ve written before of my ongoing challenge with young Mr. Noble. When he first arrived, and the age of six months, he was already a big strong fellow – and not what I would consider halter broke. Oh, if you were strong enough, you could muscle him in the right direction (as his prior handler … More Bratty, with a twist
Without any fanfare, my young Noble turned two on Friday. I had big plans for this birthday – I was going to get a birthday hat and take some silly photos; I’d pose his handsome geeky self for some glamor shots; make him a “cake” like I did spur of the moment last year … … More Noble turns two