Drinking Games… Preschooler Style

By: Jessica Azar Last night I was putting away clothes and odds and ends in my bathroom and the adjoining walk-in closet. Princess and LLL were playing happily in my garden-style tub in the same bathroom. You know, keeping an eye on them AND getting some of the endless housework done all at the same time. Win-Win. They keep a large assortment of cast-offs from my kitchen, like plastic cups and bowls, as well as some of their own play kitchen toys in there to play all kinds of imaginary games while they get clean and splash around soak my bathroom in tub water. I usually halfway listen to their games, but this one caught my attention. I hear the Princess say, “LLL, fill your cup up and get ready… It’s time for DRINKING GAMES!”. As LLL cheered and filled her cup I about dropped what I was holding and spun around to look at them. The Princess continued to give instructions, “I’m going to ask you a question, and if you get the answer right, you get to take a drink! If you’re wrong,I get to drink”. Keep in mind they’re talking about now-disgusting bath water…. And I fully…

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Being Good At Drinking Wine Isn’t a Hobby… I Think?

By: Jessica Azar So this afternoon I was in the grocery store with Sundance, the Princess and LLL getting the weekly ginormous amount of food needed to sustain our family… And we walked past a huge end-cap of an aisle with giant bottles of wine on it… Looked pretty enticing to me quite honestly… A wall of wine sounds like a great time to me! Anyways, Sundancesays “Hey! Those are on sale! If Poppy (that’s what they call my Dad) was here he’d buy a bunch at that low price!”…. I almost busted out laughing, we had talked about looking for sales and saving money before coming into the store, so him looking for a good deal didn’t surprise me like the wine part did…But I said “Well son, why do you think Poppy would buy the wine?”… Sundance said “Poppy loves wine! He always drinks it whenever we eat… I think it might be his hobby” By this point I’m actively laughing… He’s looking at me like I’m rude or crazy for laughing at his serious observation. I said “Well yes, Poppy does like wine… But I wouldn’t call It a HOBBY…. Eating and drinking shouldn’t be hobbies. Drinking…

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