Critter Stories Archive

“I hope your teeth fall out”

That was what I told my 6-year-old daughter the other evening when I put her to bed: I hope your teeth fall out. Out loud. In her face. Really meaning it. Sounds bad, I know. But no,

Pirate of the House

Don’t anyone dare call this Pirate of the House “Pirate”. The one with the fancy eye patch   N’uh! Not the mother, not the father, not the brother, not a.n.y.o.n.e.  The mere mention of the word “pirate”

Eavesdropping Spud

The kids were playing well together the other day while I was preparing lunch. Leaving them to their own little world as they played with the cats in their midst of some pretend play while at it,

Spud Turns 6!

[Sunday Humour will resume next week as I’m making way for something more important today] To my Not-So-Little Chatterbox, My! My! We’ve only been living in the Netherlands for no more than 3 months and look at

Selective Listening: Things Kids DO Hear

A conversation with Spud during lunch at home: Spud: Mama, I heard what you said this morning and I know what you mean… Me (a little puzzled): Uh? What did I say? Spud: You said, “Oh boy!”