When it comes to karate…board breaking is something 7 year old Dylan stresses over the most! He must break two 3/4 inch thick boards, with a ridge hand strike, to get his blue belt. He’s been working towards (and worrying about) it for 2 years. Will he do it? (Please pardon the poor video quality! Daddy [...]
7-year-old Dylan talks about saving up to buy his “replacement iPod,” the lesson he learned and whether he thinks his mom and dad did the right thing!
Finally the day had arrived! Dylan had saved up his portion of the iPod replacement fee and we headed to the Apple store. He explained exactly what had happened to a very nice Apple store employee, named Marvin. Phil had arrived at the store before Dylan and me, so he could talk to Marvin and [...]
Ever since Daniella and Dylan started pre-school, I’ve been saving their scribbles, drawings, projects and stories in big plastic containers. The big bins are practically overflowing. This morning, I noticed that Dylan was being very quiet in his room, so I asked him what he was doing. He came out with an armful [...]
This is how I found Dylan this morning. He was sprawled on his bedroom floor with every coin from his little piggy bank scattered on the rug around him. He didn’t even look up when I walked in, he was busy counting every penny. He stacked up all the quarters, then the pennies and then [...]