Browsing All posts tagged under »conversations with silly monkey«

THE FIFTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #8…

April 17, 2014

0

dear silly monkey – as i sit here looking back on the past seven years, i wonder if you even realize just how many memories create the tears i shed today. or why i seem more pensive and contemplative.  i’m aware it must seem strange that your strong mama appears sad on a day to celebrate.  if you only […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE SECOND GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER ONE)…

August 21, 2013

0

dear silly monkey – what the heck happened to you?! you’re all… tall and sporting leg hair! and i’m pretty sure you have a mustache! i can only surmise you somehow fashioned a time machine and zoomed us all into the future b/c there is simply no acceptable explanation for the fact that you are, […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION (CHAPTER TWO)…

May 30, 2013

0

dear silly monkey – you did it!  you successfully argued with me every day before school!  but more importantly, you completed your very first year of real grade school.  way to go, monkey!! so, just like every letter before, and in typical mommy fashion, here are three things i would like to apologize for: 1.  i’m […]

THE FOURTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #7…

April 17, 2013

0

dear silly monkey – believe it, dude – you are seven!!  i have no idea who i would be today, if i hadn’t been who i was with you, every day before.  oh, monkey, you are the greatest kiddo ever – full of compassion and empathy, life and love, spirit and adventure.  of course, it would make […]

30 DAYS OF THANKFUL: #13-#25…

November 25, 2012

0

day thirteen: i am thankful for allowable procrastination.  the end. day fourteen: i am thankful for B’s pajama pants.  without them, i would be a cranky preggy lady stretching dresses in the winter.  day fifteen: i am thankful for pay-day.  the end.  day sixteen: i am thankful for awesome friends.  had a lovely dinner at brio […]

30 DAYS OF THANKFUL: #12…

November 12, 2012

0

day twelve: i am thankful for my mommy-silly monkey conversations.  he is such an inquisitive child and can make me laugh like no other.  the other day, he was trying to explain something to another child and started in with, “… ok, so let me give you an explanation…” he’s just plain clever and witty… […]

DEAR SILLY MONKEY – THE FIRST GRADE EDITION…

August 22, 2012

1

dear silly monkey – first grade.  FIRST GRADE.  OMG MY BABY IS IN FIRST GRADE!!!  today, you are entering the world of real-real school.  sure, kindergarten was real school.  but first grade begins the path of twelve grades that will teach you, cultivate you and make you realize just how much this world can offer […]