Stories about C

By Jessica Rosenberg | I became a mom on May 17, 2005. These are stories about my first born, wiser than her years, witty beyond imagination. This collection comes from stories I've written about her on my blog.

From the mouth of babes: the strong sense of entitlement - It's my life...

“Trust in the parking karma.” I admonished M as he started to fret about the parking situation on Black Friday. “When have I ever lead you wrong?”<p>I’m …

From the mouths of babes: for the love of more stuff - It's my life...

Come Pley with me! All of my daughter's clothing is piled high in two laundry baskets near the laundry room. Why, you ask? Ah well, that's easy. It's …

From the mouths of babes: Sometimes you have to pat yourself on the back - It's my life...

From the Mouths of Babes: Proclamations of Love "What is going on in here?" I asked Little L who was making more noise than a herd of hysterical …

From the mouths of babes: My girls are just too classy - It's my life...

Recently Little L has shown a little interest in what goes on under my shirt. And by that I mean that she pulls my shirt down and says “Wah dah?” …

From the mouths of babes: Inside a 3-year-old's mind - It's my life...

“He’s coming home later, he has to go see a client.”<br>“Oh no! Is he scared?”<br>“No. Why would he be scared?”<br>“Because a client is… a client is… a client is …

From the Mouths of Babes: Getting ready to be a grown-up - It's my life...

I snuck out of the kitchen, leaving the girls busy with their crayons and markers. With any luck I’d have fifteen minutes to get my crunches done …

From the Mouths of Babes: Undeniable logic - It's my life...

It’s a small play structure. Nothing exciting. Just a plastic yellow slide, a rickety ladder, and a crooked swing. But as we passed it C gasped.<p>I …

From the Mouths of Babes: 4yo fashion sense - It's my life...

Since I stopped working in an office my wardrobe has definitely taken a hit. Which, if you knew me back when I did punch a clock is probably a bit …

From the Mouths of Babes: Part owner in everything - It's my life...

“I am asking you one last time. Please take your feet off the back of my seat.” M’s voice is on the verge of breaking. In response to his plea C digs …

From the Mouths of Babes: Curing Mommy's Road Rage - It's my life...

I am a very cautious driver. In fact, before last Sunday, I hadn’t been pulled over in over four years. I might always be dealing with kids yelling …

Puzzled - It's my life...

“Mama! Mama! Iwannareadabok!”<br>“Sure honey, why don’t we sit down and read a book! Which one do you want to read?”<p>“Mama! Mama! Ittybitty!”<br>“You want to …

My two little consciences - It's my life...

M came out of the bedroom where he’d been napping, sat on the couch, and said “What if you went to the beach without me?” Such an innocuous comment, …

Raising an Introverted Child - It's my life...

Until last year I always assumed that being introverted just boiled down to being shy, while being extraverted just meant being outgoing.<p>On the …

Hedging her bets - It's my life...

It started with an innocent request to go to McDonald’s for dinner. I said no, because we’d been there the day before, causing C to melt down …

From the mouths of babes #3467 - It's my life...

“Honey, take the medicine*, please? It’ll make your mouth feel a lot less sore.”<br>“No! No medicine!”<br>I stop and take stock of the situation. C’s mouth …