Posts from the ‘Overheard’ category

Overheard

Scene:  Older two boys completing their writing assignment.  They are learning to insert dialogue into their paragraphs this week, so we do a little role-playing to…

Overheard

Scene: Maddie is flipping through the Bible on the kitchen counter, watching Mom make lunch.  She asks at each picture, “who is this?”  Jonathan walks into…

Overheard

Scene:  Maddie is ready for bed, wearing an ill-fitting nightgown that routinely slides off her shoulders. Daddy (aside, to the adults in the room):  Maddie, you…

Overheard

Scene:  Maddie and Mom sitting in the seats before the Georgia Aquarium’s dolphin show. Mom:  Maddie, during the show you will see the trainers throwing little…

Overheard: (a twofer)

Scene:  Afternoon, children are playing in the front yard.  Maddie comes in crying and yelling; hot on her heels is Jonathan. Maddie:  MOMMY JONNY WON’T THROW…

Overheard

Scene:  kids in the backseat, sharing a package of Twizzlers. Jonathan, instructing Maddie:  See, Maddie, this is a twizzler.  But you don’t have to twizz it…

Overheard

Maddie is not quite three and a half, but she is tall for her age.  By summer she will probably be in girls’ size 6 clothing.…

Overheard

Scene:  Day before field trip.  Mom is rallying all the children to get them good and excited. Mom:  So tomorrow, we have our field trip to…

Overheard

Scene:  5:30 AM, November 1st.  Sleepy David rolling out of bed, Kelly stirring. David:  I bet…I BET…there will be Christmas music on the radio on the…