1. Report cards came out recently, and one of my nephews got excellent marks in everything except "Speaking and Listening." Honest to a fault, he admitted to my sister, "Yeah- it's not the speaking. It's the listening." #knowthyself
2. Same nephew- who is in grade five- is trying to decide what to give the other members of his family for Christmas. In order to do this more effectively, he's given them all personality tests to fill out.
3. Another sister took her four boys to the playground earlier this week, on a very windy and cold day. Turning from putting the youngest in the baby swing, she found that the older three had all pulled off their coats to climb on the monkey bars. Aghast, she called, "Put your coats back on! What do you think you're doing?!" Her six year old informed her, "It's called being a man, Mom."
4. One of my sisters recently posted this picture of two of the cousins at a family gathering during the summer. I'm not sure what's going on here, but it looks pretty shifty: