Tag Archives: Bedtime

Old-School Meets New-School

Bed time routine around here almost always involves a few books. There is nothing quite like a great book to whisk you away on a great adventure. Recently I was sent a copy of Goodnight Lad to check out.

The story was a tale about a boy who wouldn’t go to bed and the lengths his parents went to in order to get him to fall asleep. If that’s all there was to this book it would have been placed on the bookshelf among our 100 other books to get worked into the book rotation.

Turns out this book has one really cool feature that sets it apart from every other book on the planet. Continue reading Old-School Meets New-School

Dad, I Made a Bad Choice

The night started off like any other. Our routine consisted of bath time followed by dinner. We finished off with story time then brushed teeth. Prayers had been said, lights were out and heads were quietly on pillows by 7:30pm. It was as smooth of an evening as we’ve ever had.

It had been a long day and I guess the kids were as tired as I was. I had been Game of Thrones marathoning (which was really cutting into my blogging time last week) and I decided to watch an episode before cleaning up the kitchen.

I plopped into my la-z-boy and watched an entire episode without incident. As I was sitting there, giving myself a mental pep talk about cleaning up the kitchen, I heard a faint voice. “Dad, I made a bad choice. I made a mess.” Continue reading Dad, I Made a Bad Choice