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Daddy Daydreamer

How my son dealt with smelly comments about his lunch

Classmates made fun of his seaweed sandwich

Seaweed sandwich

"Dad," youngest said quietly at the dinner table, "some people made fun of my food today."

All the memories came flooding back. I told him when I was a kid, sometimes A-Ma packed cold chicken legs in my lunchbox. Although I loved chicken, I felt different from those with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (back then it was okay to bring in . . .

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June 23, 2016

Fuzzy Bunny and the Case of the Missing Seaweed

A story by youngest, as told to Dad

Plot developed by youngest, aged 4 at the time.

"S, are you sure you don't want to play outside?" asked Dad.

"I'm going to stay inside with Fuzzy Bunny," said S.

"Okay, I'll be outside with J," said Dad. "I'll check in with you every five minutes."

Draft story outline

S turned to Fuzzy Bunny and said: . . .

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March 03, 2016

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