Who Knew My Kid Was in Goodfellas?

Have you seen the movie "Goodfellas?" It's that classic 1990 crime movie about real-life mafia member Henry Hill. It's a film right up there with "The Godfather" (okay, a step below it), and there are some really memorable characters. One of them is this guy whom the narrator calls "Jimmy Two Times." Check out the short … Continue reading Who Knew My Kid Was in Goodfellas?

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Toddler Talk Tuesdays: Ad Libbing at its Finest

As I've mentioned before, dinner at our house is rarely an orderly affair. We have a healthy meal, yes, but there is always at least one of: food thrown on the floor (Baby) loud singing (Toddler) voice escalation (Toddler, then Baby) impromptu dancing (me) someone refusing to eat one item (Husband, Toddler, or Baby) crying … Continue reading Toddler Talk Tuesdays: Ad Libbing at its Finest

Learning Words From the Older Sister – and Movie Quotes?

Thank goodness Baby has Toddler to learn from. I didn't realize how much faster she'd learn things than Toddler did when she was little! Baby imitates - and therefore learns how to do something from - Toddler on everything from unscrewing/screwing caps to throwing toys. Joy and joy, right? Just yesterday Baby walked into the … Continue reading Learning Words From the Older Sister – and Movie Quotes?