Category: Mom To Mom

Scooterisms

This month I thought is best to dig deep into the @saywhatscooter archives. There are quite a few gems here and I’m sure you will enjoy. This is only a portion of his brilliance so maybe there will be more later. All can be found at his alter ego’s twitter page @saywhatscooter. 24 January 2018 One night. Mommy: Ok Scoot, time for your bath. 10 minutes later. @SayWhatScooter: Mom, guess what? Georgia gave me a bath so now I only have to wash my other parts. 11 September 2017 One Friday morning on the way to school. @SayWhatScooter: Hey...

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A Hairy Situation

By Paige Tucker PHOTO: Sophia Bush, age 5 It’s a rite of passage for many children, cutting their own hair! It all too often happens before something important like, oh you know, family pictures or a portrait sitting. I have seen pictures and received several texts over the years of “new haircuts” that my friend’s children have given themselves. The best is when it’s a group text and several friends weigh in with a hair horror of their own. The trims are usually memorable and a few of them have made me laugh out loud, with the unintended bangs, choppy...

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Cousins Book Club

By Karen Gordon VERY TIME @SayWhatScooter spends time with his cousin Jamil, they come up with a new “thing.” First, there was the boiled peanuts which they sold for a spell at the Saturday Market. Next, was a brief stint with slime. #CousinsPeanutsAndSlime has an interesting ring to it (not to be confused with Jones BBQ and Foot Massage). Another idea was their customized spa experience, complete with soothing music and lighting, courtesy of Alexa. Most recently, they’ve talked about starting their own book club so I’m putting together a starter kit, of sorts. I’ve been looking for books  they...

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A Merry Mix Up

By Paige Tucker It’s that time of year when children are making their list and checking it – or make that changing it – twice! Julia Reynolds was three-years-old last Christmas and her little wish list consisted of mostly princess costumes for playing dress-up. If you asked her on the fly what she wanted for Christmas, the two things you would definitely hear: a green Elsa dress and green Elsa shoes. For two solid months, the child told anyone who asked and everyone who would listen that she was getting a green Elsa dress for Christmas. Santa Claus and at...

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A Love Letter to the City of Augusta

By Karen Gordon “You ask me why I love her? Well, give me time and I’ll explain.” Those words from John Wayne always resonate with me because Augusta is many things to many people. Augusta is the Garden City, golf central, the birthplace of soul and the Silicon Valley of the south. For me, this is where I grew up and where I choose to call home. Augusta is home to my family and to an ever-expanding creative class and collaborative community and downtown is the epicenter of it all. Yes, downtown- the diamond in the rough. The place where...

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