Inquiring Young Minds Want to Know March 10, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 12:45 pm

Hyperlad is one of the most inquisitive five-almost-six year olds I’ve ever known. He asks some very interesting questions, so I thought I’d answer a set of them right here.

  1. Yes, everyone dies.
  2. That’s right, you won’t get hurt in heaven.
  3. God makes them, with help from Mommy and Daddy.
  4. No, I don’t really want to tell you that part right now.
  5. It’s called decomposition.
  6. No, your new heavenly body will not be made of metal.
  7. Just don’t worry about how babies get there for now, ok?
  8. No, I’m not dying yet. It will be a long time from now.
  9. Would you please stop asking how babies get there? I”ll tell you later.
  10. Yes, that’s right, worms eat it.
  11. Yes, that’s right, they do poop it out and make better soil.
  12. Yes, you may have oatmeal for breakfast.

All of which leads me to a question of my own: just what do they teach on PBS Kids?


It’s hard to soar like an eagle when you tweet like a cuckoo May 2, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 11:59 am

Cuckoos are often highly secretive and in many cases best known for their wide repertoire of calls. Calls are usually relatively simple, resembling whistles, flutes, or hiccups.The calls are used in order to demonstrate ownership of a territory and to attract a mate. [From Wikipedia]

I’m not sure how this differs from the concept behind Twitter.

Let me see if I have it straight. The idea is to allow ordinary people an audience, so that they may document every moment of their waking day with updates  of what they are doing, thus staying tied to the computer like a tightened leash.

I can just see what would happen if someone really used Twitter as it was intended.


6:14 AM: Just woke up. Overslept my alarm by 12 minutes. Took a minute to get online because I had to go to the bathroom.

6:16 AM: Forgot to flush, now it smells. I was going to take a shower but then remembered I hadn’t told you where I was going.

6:57 AM: im all clean, now i hav2 get dressed.

7:05 AM: im hungry, think ill have chocolate coated sugar bombs

7:19 AM: we were out of ccsb so i had wheaties instead, ew

7:55 AM: crap im late cul8r

9:02 AM: keyboarding class sux

9:04 AM: @SuperSusie OMG did he rly say that?

9:05 AM: @Brad u shud totally dump her

9:06 AM: @tweettwit did u study for the test?

9:07 AM: bbiab test is being passed out now

9:55 AM: i want an iphone

12:21 PM: lunchtime, im eating in the library

12:26 PM: @SuperSusie no way!

12:28 PM: @SuperSusie what r u gonna do?

12:29 PM: @SuperSusie what a skank!

12:30 PM: brb ggp

12:39 PM: sry took so long had gas too.

12:40 PM: chewing spearment gum

12:41 PM: threw the wrapper away. shoot what am i gona wrap my gum in when im done?

12:42 PM: bells gonna ring any minute

12:43 PM: @Brad u know Susie is available

12:44 PM: @SuperSusie orly? i thnk he liks u

12:45 PM: @Brad idk why don’t u ask her

12:46 PM: @SuperSusie theres the bell, see u next period

3:22 PM: the school banned twitter. there is no good reason! it’s unfair!!!!!! 🙁 they said its interfering with “student productivity.”

3:23 PM: @SuperSusie u there?

3:24 PM: @SuperSusie let me no when u get on

3:25 PM: brb

3:49 PM: my mom says no more twitter till my homework is done.

3:56 PM: @SuperSusie moms in the bathroom. Susie?

4:07 PM: @SuperSusie im on computer restriction, c u in class 2morrow

1:04 AM: @SuperSusie did he ask you out?


A Fun Homeschool Video April 6, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 8:15 pm


Heard around the house January 10, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 8:51 am

Hypertot: Daddy, Daddy! Curtain Climber’s on the table!
Daddy: Ok, I’m coming.
Hypertot: No, it’s not ok! Curtain Climber’s on the table!

Ah, the little literalist.


Note to Hypertot November 24, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 2:27 pm

I don’t care how much you like or dislike bar soap. You can’t wash your hands with toothpaste.


Note to Monkeytot November 22, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 9:58 pm

Remember when I said you couldn’t put a bandage in your nose? I’m sorry, but you can’t put one in your mouth, either. It just won’t work.


Note to Monkeytot November 15, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 3:45 pm

No, you can’t put a bandage in your nose, even if it is bleeding.


Note to Monkeytot October 23, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 7:40 am

I don’t think you’ll have much success slicing the cheddar cheese with a plastic wrench. Sorry. And no, you may not grab a sharp knife to do it with instead. And NO, the hunk is not for biting directly into.


Since the MSM only finds it funny when conservatives say things like this… September 7, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 3:49 pm

we’re left to spread it around ourselves.

Please share this!


Note to Hypertot August 17, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — Christina M @ 11:30 am

That’s not a wrist brace. No, no, don’t put it back in the bathroom cupboard where you found it; just go ahead and throw it away.