Tales from Spring Break Round Three, Part Four

"Hey, you want water too?"

Mommyo, after The Five-Year-Old has brought her a glass of water unasked: “How did you know I wanted water just then?”

The Five-Year-Old, proudly: “I read your brain like a chapter book.”

The truly disconcerting thing is, I kind of believe it.

About Shala Howell

I spent two decades helping companies like Bell Labs, Juniper Networks, and a genetic testing company that was later acquired by CVS translate some of the world’s most complicated concepts into actionable, understandable English. Now I'm working on a much harder problem -- fostering children’s curiosity and engagement in the scientific, artistic, and linguistic world that surrounds them. The first book in my Caterpickles Parenting Series, What’s That, Mom?, focuses on how to use public art to nurture children’s curiosity in the world around them. My next book, Did Dinosaurs Have Belly Buttons?, is currently planned for release in 2018. In the meantime, you can find me blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, chatting about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.blog, and tweeting about books, writing, science, & things that make me smile at @shalahowell.
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2 Responses to Tales from Spring Break Round Three, Part Four

  1. Oh, my! I laughed out loud. That’s hilarious! I love the things that come out of my kids’ mouths.


  2. Pingback: Happy (Belated) 100th Birthday, Fenway Park! | CATERPICKLES

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