1. If your thre yar old asks to make chocolate chip cookies it really means that he wants to eat raw cookie dough. Later he'll tell you that he really like the break apart kind better than the from-scratch ones you made today.
2. A bowl of shaving cream, some cars, a scrub brush and a sink can keep a kid occupied for a good 35 minutes. We call it car wash in our house.
3. Ian got this Smart-e-dog from his cousin. This thing is great and he's been playing with it all afternoon.