Miscellaneous Artwork by Amie and by Mama

Amie now loves two-step artwork. She painted the Deep Blue Sea and was excited about waiting for it to dry before she added Baby Beluga. She sang the song throughout the process. After reading a Caillou book about growing carrots (which is the only edible vegetable in her book), she also wanted to make a […]

Why the incessant WHY? Also, why (or how?) WHY? is not the same as HOW?

Amie started asking “Why?” a couple of weeks ago and hasn’t stopped. Some of her why-s are genuine questions, asked out of curiosity, but many (more, I suspect) are not. It’s fascinating and annoying and often a challenge. I find myself in conversations like these: Amie, please don’t make that mess. Why? Why do you […]