Author Archives: Samuel Kent
Cricket noises Some say that crickets rub their legs to make their chirping sound, but others say to make that noise, they wag their wings around. So is it wings or is it legs that crickets use to croon? Or … Continue reading
Only four more days of doodles until the summer break! This week, Toph has field day. One of the things I remember most about field day is both chasing and being chased by bees. Man, oh man, can that ever … Continue reading
All My Toys Make Noises All my toys make tons of noises; lots of whistles, dings and beeping. Though their batteries are busted, I still think that they’re worth keeping. When the buzzing ones go silent and the talking ones … Continue reading
I sincerely hope this doesn’t give my kiddos ideas. Also, holy moley, look at how much detail I put into that cabinetry!
Give Me Pepper Sauce Make my meals extra hot, I like pepper sauce a lot! Put some spice in my pot; give me every bit you’ve got. Though it might make you burn, maybe make your tummy turn, well, that’s … Continue reading
Thursdays are dinosaur days! Toph is counting down the last days of Kindergarten. I don’t know if I’m ready to have another first grader, but I’m excited for him. The last week begins to focus away from academics and more … Continue reading
Whistle When you Want To Whistle when you want to. Hum a merry tune. Use your feet to tap a beat. Sing all afternoon. Make a noise that’s joyful, loud as you can be. If there’s music in your heart, … Continue reading
This one was actually inspired by Highlights for Children, who tweeted this joke: What dinosaur is the noisiest sleeper? A Brontosnorus. That’s funny, right there.
Doctor Quack Don’t ever go to Doctor Quack as sick as you may get. There’s never been a Doc’ before as bad as him, I’d bet. Choose someone else to cure your woes if you have some disease: I once … Continue reading
Toph is my musician. I’m proud of his love and appreciation of music. It makes me feel like a successful parent.