A couple of videos to share with you today, and YES, they’re all about our kids, but I can’t be a krusty kurmudgeon every day, so DEAL!
First off, my brother Sean taught himself iMovie on the Mac and made this lovely little piece for Jordana’s birthday. As an editor, he really gets into a groove near the end, where you can cue most of my family welling with tears:
As for the Lulubeans, she (like most of us) has a deep affection for Babar, king of the elephants. One afternoon, Tessa began the first word of the book, and to our astonishment, Lucy read the rest of Page 1 aloud. I asked her to do it again last night, and even more stunningly, she complied. Not bad for a 27-month-old! Apparently I could read when I was three (thus I skipped kindergarten and slipped promptly into Hell) but with recitations like this, she’s on par to kick my ass:
I can lose 20 lbs and get down to my high school weight and still have a frickin’ double chin – YUK