Honesty versus Laughter

It’s march break this week and Emily wasn’t awake at 6am this morning.

My girl is a morning person and even more so on days where she’s home with nowhere to go.

7am still no Emily

7:30 nothing

7:45 we open her door, she lifts her head slightly.

She’s alive!

8ish she gets up


Emily where’s your phone? Β I couldn’t find it to plug it last night.

It’s in my bedroom

Did you play with it last night after I put you to bed?


😊 Jon and I just looked at each other and smiled. Β Our girl is so honest. Β What you see is what you get, our girl can’t lie. She tries but she’s not good at it.

While we were just contemplating our girl’s answer I said to Jon that honesty is the best medicine!

From the other room:

No mom, laughter is the best medicine!

Β  So, honesty or laughter? Β What do you think?


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Google street view…

Whats the saying? When life gives you lemon, make lemonade?

I have a new saying now.

When google street view post the picture of your house for the world to see, let the world see it.


Obviously, it’s not the house you see… You see Jake!

I’ve never taken a picture of Jake quite like that. Only google would πŸ™‚

I always try to showcase him differently… More like this:


My lovely husband who is also on our google street view picture knew this was coming. The picture was taken last July but he kept it a secret until Wednesday morning when he jumped in bed to announced that we were finally on street view…

I was somewhat traumatized by it all but Emily took it laughing. Shortly after witnessing the happiness of my child at seeing something so silly I decided to embrace the Emily way.

Once at work I showed my colleagues, who shared it with more colleagues who told their spouses…

Jake was an overnight sensation…

The next day, I found this on my desk:


Now when Emily saw that my team framed the now famous street view picture, she had the best belly laugh ever, I wished I had filmed her reaction as it was priceless.

Maybe I could ask google to airbrush him out of there… You know in case one day I would like to sell the house but when thinking about it, who cares?

Lets just all laugh, it’s more fun that way!