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Oops. In all my excitement over homeschooling, I completely forgot to give the children haircuts. (We fixed that yesterday.) addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Hair’; addthis_pub = ”;


The other day Dave had a tie on, and Eli said, “You look just like Barack Obama!” I love that our world in Maine is such a casual place that the only person Eli can associate with tie-wearing is the president. addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Formalwear’; addthis_pub = ”;

Bon Mots from Eli

“Mommy,” [lovingly pats my belly], “Your belly is getting bigger and bigger!” “Mommy, your hair is so pretty. I like that it’s two of my favorite colors: brown and silver.” “When I’m bored, I pick my nose.” “Today, I’m a guy named Barney Burnrobber.” addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Bon+Mots+from+Eli’; addthis_pub = ”;

Little Mr. Smartypants

Eli’s question of the day: “So, Mommy, we’re diurnal, right?” addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Little+Mr.+Smartypants’; addthis_pub = ”;

Decluttering Mom Psychologically Damages Preschool Son

Two-year-old Neighbor Boy: Look what I have! [shows off stuffed animal] Eli: Yeah, I used to have something like that. I once had something like that, but then my mom threw it in the garbage. addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Decluttering+Mom+Psychologically+Damages+Preschool+Son’; addthis_pub = ”;

New video page

Hey all — I’ve compiled all the video posts on to one page. So get out the popcorn and have a World of Julie marathon! addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘New+video+page’; addthis_pub = ”;

Math-challenged woman in Monument Square

Remember when the Summer Jar had us cavorting around Portland last week? I had a funny run-in with a woman in Monument Square, which is chronicled on Liz‘s other website, Overheard in Portland. Go read. addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Math-challenged+woman+in+Monument+Square’; addthis_pub = ”;

Confirmation that Henry is on board with summer plan

Dental Hygienist: Do you have any plans for the summer? Henry: We have a summer jar!! [launches into an enthusiastic detailed description of said jar] addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Confirmation+that+Henry+is+on+board+with+summer+plan’; addthis_pub = ”;

He is his father’s son

Julie: [finishing up a long, boring parental lecture] “…and that is why it is our responsibility, our duty, to keep our fish alive.” [pause] [pause] Henry: “Doody. Ha!” addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘He+is+his+father%26%238217%3Bs+son’; addthis_pub = ”;

She’s Actual Size, But She Seems Much Bigger to Me.

The other day I was working at the computer, and Eli behind me said, “Mom, you’re huge! You’re huge, Mom!” I decided to ignore him rather than go into a whole lecture about how it’s not nice to tell someone she’s huge, and that after you give birth to your third kid sometimes it takes [...]

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