Author: Aaron Atkinson

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

I look like waffles today.

 

Kawhi, Calliou

Kawhi, Calliou

Finn likes to play a trick at bedtime. We go potty, brush teeth, read stories, sing songs, tuck-in, and Mommy in, and say our final …

 

Chopsticks

Chopsticks

We are headed into a Chinese restaurant for dinner. Finn: Daddy, is this the kind of place where they use those tweezer-sticks instead of forks to …

 

Peace and quiet

Peace and quiet

When you have three kids who are four and younger, bedtime is one of the toughest times of the day. Finn: Daddy, can you put Gray …

 

Pragmatic Parameters

Pragmatic Parameters

Nash was having a rough time of it the other night. I couldn’t sleep because of it. I had a big meeting at work the …

 

I know you do

I know you do

Me: I love you, Gray. Gray: K. Me: That’s not what we say when someone says, ‘I love you.’ Let’s try it again. I love you, Gray. Gray: …

 

Four much

Four much

Me: Dinner looks great babe! Chicken, mashed potatoes, and salad… yum! Laura: Thanks. Gray: Salad? I want some salad. Laura: Don’t give her too much. She tried some …

 

Missing it

Missing it

You can almost feel the spirit in the room…

 

Here kitty, kiddy…

Here kitty, kiddy…

We have our own cat pool to swim in…

 

Homecoming

Homecoming

Daddy! You’re home!

 

Bedtime, very properly

Bedtime, very properly

I love you, Mr. Finn.

 

Made to be broken

Made to be broken

I make the rules

 

Class Dismissive

Class Dismissive

Finny, you’re back! I missed you.

 

Wisdom

Wisdom

Finn, you’re a really smart boy…