Category Archives: Konversations With Kids

Things My Kids Say

Maybe Next Year…

I dunno if I mentioned it, but this past August we piled into our Explorer and headed north to Chicago for my daughter’s 6th birthday. It was a fun trip. Stayed near the river. Got to see some of the … Continue reading

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The Crossroad (A Narrative By A Father)

Recently a blogger friend wrote about her exploits with her kids and how she is afraid to let go. I imagine she and my wife are in the same boat. My son, who is 8, has been struggling for control … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: Who…IS…Alfalfa?

I love my son…but sometimes it’s funny what he hears in complete contrast to the point we’re trying to make. For example…THIS conversation my wife had with him this morning… Mom: “Christopher…you gotta hurry up! You’re gonna be late for … Continue reading

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And My Heart Breaks A Little

I know I’ve been gone a lot lately. Work has had me traveling all over this wonderful country of ours but there is light at the end of the tunnel. This week I have 4 days off, next week is … Continue reading

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Playing The Game

And so the conversation went like this… Christopher: “Avaaaaaaa…I want a french fry…!” Ava: “No. I want my fries.” Christopher: “Pleae can I have a fry?” Ava: “No.” Christopher: “Daaaaad…Ava won’t give me a fry!” Ava: “Daddy, I don’t want … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: Ava Stories

  I’ve been hard at work (if that’s what you would call what I do), but my wife has been spending plenty of time with my 5 year old daughter lately. The reason I highlight Ava’s age is coming up, … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: Because Your Grandmother Likes Pickles

I was reading where a child has so many thoughts in his or her head and that they will say the darndest things because they don’t know how to deal with them. Just whatever pops into their head, they say … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: And That’s What It’s All About

Christopher is required to read 20 minutes a day. It’s part of his homework assignment. So today he was reading and proudly proclaimed, “There are 175 pages in this book and I’ve read 155 of them! I’m gonna be done … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: Is Santa Real?

We put up the Christmas decorations today. Part of my “day off for myself” was to get the tree out of the garage and we all chipped in to get the ornaments on the tree. While we were finishing up, … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: We All Do It

Riding home from Christopher’s basketball practice tonight when Ava & Christopher both got a case of the giggle fits. They couldn’t stop laughing and eventually, after about 15 minutes of hysterics, I asked them to calm down. This, of course, … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: If He Lost His Head…

My son is trying to drive me crazy…I swear!!! Actually…this ISN’T about a particular conversation. Actually…this is about my son and his head. Because I do believe that if it wasn’t screwed on tightly…he would have no idea where it … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: The Greatest Book…EVER?

So my wife picked up some books for the kids over the weekend. Guess they were having a sale somewhere and she allowed them to pick out 3 books each, no matter the topic, on anything that they would want … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: The One Where We Talk Football

On the walk to school today, Christopher told me about his football practice last night. I couldn’t go because I was working, so I asked him how it went. His coaches have been moving him around to different positions. And … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: I’m Not REALLY Hungry But…

So THIS chat fest went down here in our kitchen a few minutes ago… Mom: “Christopher, your camp starts in 40 minutes. If you are hungry you have to let me know or else you can eat AFTER you’re done.” … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kids: I Have No Idea What She Is Talking About

Morning fresh! 8:45am. Christopher has a basketball camp in 15 minutes. We are scrambling to get him out the door. But the television is on and the boy has no focus when the boob tube is set on Cartoon Network. … Continue reading

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