It’s time for some Triple Jump: to hop, skip and jump to other posts I’ve written this week. Over at NickMom, Nickelodeon’s hilarious humor site, I’ve written this: How Throwing a Kid’s Birthday Party is Like The Superbowl Over at Stuff Kids Write, I’ve posted one of Vivian’s melodramatic notes that simultaneously pulls on my […]
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StuffKidsWrite.com: A Marriage Proposal from a 6-Year-Old
Today at the blog I co-edit with Chase McFadden, we’re featuring a marriage proposal by a six-year-old. Go check it out at Stuff Kids Write. If it doesn’t make you want to marry off your daughter or niece, it’ll make you smile.
On the Move: Dentists, Paying It Forward, and My 10 Cents
Dental Drama This morning, at 7 a.m., I was in the dental chair with my mouth cranked open as some medieval instruments threatened to give me a tongue piercing. I don’t love the dentist. I can’t understand how engineers put men on the moon over 40 years ago (and decided to bring them back) but […]
Stuff Kids Write: Oedipus Wrecks
Today, StuffKidsWrite.com features some (more) of William’s writing that he has carved into various objects. Please click the image above or HERE to read and comment on his exploits.
StuffKidsWrite.com: The Father's Day Edition
A few days ago, I posted my ineptitude as a daughter and a wife when it comes to Father’s Day. Well, today I am pleased to present to you a heartwarming poem written by a fantastic boy named Cameron. If the poem doesn’t remind you of all that is good in the world, then the […]
Stuff Kids Write: The Hot Sauce Edition
If you want to laugh and to read brilliant humour writing, go check out When Kids Try Hot Sauce at StuffKidsWrite.com. The piece is penned by Lloyd, this history dude I met while working on a student newspaper at university. Lloyd was the entertainment guru, the one who made everyone laugh, both in person and […]
A Birth Announcement: Stuff Kids Write
Stuff Kids Write, our new site, was born earlier this morning. SKW had a few hiccups, but is reported to be in good overall health. I am exhausted and Chase McFadden, the co-creator, is sleep deprived as ever. Click here to check out our offspring.
Kids, Humor, and Writing
THE PREAMBLE Sometimes I think I’m funny. Then I read Chase McFadden’s blog, Some Species Eat Their Young, and think he’s funny. Then I come across some writing by my kids or someone else’s kids and think they’re funny. Because they are. And, while Chase and I try to be funny (sometimes too hard), kids […]