Kiddie Slang

Tonight at dinner I heard our toddler say the word “kapeesh.” I had to look up kapeesh in a dictionary just to spell it on this blog (FYI there are multiple accepted spellings), and our toddler already knows how to say it — and not only say it, but use it correctly in conversation. How…

Life and Limb

The hospital across the street from Widget1’s new school should have been a warning sign. On the first day of kindergarten, my daredevil son fell off the monkey bars and broke his elbow. The teacher emphasized in her incident report that my son had tried to climb the bars without her help after she turned…