Friday, January 21, 2011

Good Thing For Dads

How is it I can spend all week with her and barely feel like I have time to color?  Or paint?  Or glue?  Then dad gets home, and after a half an hour they've been playing and creating and she comes upstairs with some new fancy pipe cleaner glasses.  I try to make the resolve to do something more creative and come up with some cool crafts, but I got nothin'.  Lucky for her she's got a creative dad. 

  She kinda reminds me of an pseudo-intellectual angsty teenager trying in this picture....that or a young Lisa Loeb.  


  1. She reminded me of Lisa Loeb too! Loved your last post too about the big road trip :) Emma

  2. Love the glasses! She looks so grown up in the picture (which is funny, cause the glasses aren't, you know, sophisticated or anything). She's lucky to have a creative and involved dad (you're not the only mom who doesn't craft it up with her kids!).

  3. Anonymous6:04 PM

    Oh what an Optical Fashionista! Grandpa W.
    (aka "Doc" ) is definitely smiling and approves!

    Love the glasses Fancy Pants,

  4. Linda P.7:06 AM

    What a great dad! Give him a big hug!

  5. Sassy Pants:"You say, I only hear what I want to!":)

  6. P.S. Some of my crafty ideas that have worked: I set up things in advance, and Graham works on them when I have to do something for Audrey. I made a bunch of house-outlines on big paper (with the walls, roof, floors, stairs), and he has a bag of stickers, crayons, markers, etc, and decorates/populates the houses himself:) I also made a hop-scotch outline with masking-tape on the floor, for a rainy day:) I figure I will pull it up when he gets sick of hopping all over it!