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The ongoing chronicle of a 3 year old (as of 2006) seeking enlightenment and an unlimited amount of sweets, and her parents' struggle to control the latter and help with the former.
2023-03-22 21:03
Gwen is visiting for spring break, and during lunch is trying to help Mom convince younger brother Max to get braces.Max: I don't want them, they're going to hurt, I don't need them.Gwen: No… Read More
2023-01-20 23:43
Gwen comes home excited after an evening on the town with her peers.Gwen: You'll never guess where we went! We were really hungry and wanted to get a burger, and every place was full or clos… Read More
2023-01-20 23:13
George comes out to try to drive our car, and is surprised to find that he can't. After a few attempts, and some deductive work, he comes back to talk to Gwen.George: Gwen, did you drive the… Read More
2022-09-01 18:20
Gwen: Spencer (our cat) looks so lonely in the backyard. We should get him some animals to chase and kill.George: What kind of animals?Gwen: We should buy him a box of chickens or… Read More
2022-08-08 12:57
 Aunt Ksenia tells this story of Gwen in first grade.Gwen: I know what Dad does at his job and what Mom does at hers. Aunt Ksenia, what do you do?Ksenia: I'm a consultant. I give people… Read More
2022-06-22 15:18
 The family is having dinner at home.George: Gwen, I resurrected the blog about you as you wanted, but you need to say funny things if you want me to add to it.Gwen: OK, I will try… Read More
2022-06-07 23:08
 Gwyneth is back from college for the summer.Gwen: This cat has turned mean since I was gone.George: I haven't noticed that, she's pretty calm.Gwen: Look, I'll prove it.Gwyneth hisses a… Read More
2022-05-02 15:50
Gwyneth had recently gotten her driver's license, and is driving on her own, until one night she calls us to pick her up. George is discussing the incident.George: Getting a flat tire happen… Read More
2022-04-27 17:16
Lately Gwenchik has been very popular in her school and quite a few boys are inviting her over for "playdates".  On the way back from one of these...Gwen: I had such a weird playdate to… Read More
2022-04-27 17:11
Gwyneth, as a teenager, and George, are walking in a campground by a pond. We see a large Indian family on the beach, parents and maybe five children, mostly boys from the ages of 2 to 18, i… Read More
2022-04-27 17:10
Gwyneth, now mostly grown up, found this blog!Gwyneth: This is so cool! I didn't realize you were writing down the things I said and did. But why does it end in 2014, why did you stop writin… Read More
2022-04-27 17:08
Gwyneth is off to college and wants to become a surgeon. We're very proud, but grandfather wants to dissuade her. Grandfather: If you become a surgeon, you'll have to cut people open, y… Read More
2014-03-30 02:52
A relatively typical Saturday for my daughter:1. the day started off with finishing math homework for tomorrows class, than2. we rushed off for Gwenchik's tae kwon do belt testing (she broke… Read More
2014-03-29 02:44
My now 10 year old daughter woke up at 5:30 am in the morning to clean up the house before rushing off to school for my birthday!!!! On her own, without any prodding or suggestions from me … Read More
2013-11-30 16:16
Gwyneth is trying to impress her uncle."...and do you know Robert Frost? He was a complete idiot. He wrote this poem called 'The Road Not Taken', about how he came to this fork in the road… Read More
2013-08-21 18:56
Gwen: Once I get enough money I can buy my own Nexus, right?Me: Yes, and in a couple of years we will start giving you allowance.Gwen: Why?Me: So that you can buy some of the things you want… Read More
2013-06-14 12:04
From GeorgeWe're sorting clothes.Gwen: Mom, what's this?Mom: That's a top with a built in shelf bra.Gwen: How useless!Mom: Some day it will be very useful to you.Gwen: Dad,you're s… Read More
2013-06-04 19:06
Gwenchik is trying on European clothes that a friends of mine passed alongGwen: Wow, I really look like a European woman nowMe: Do you like that?Gwen: Well, now I will be cooking, riding hor… Read More
2013-04-30 20:04
Gwen: I know, for sure that there is no Tooth Fairy!Me: How can you be so sure?Gwen: When my tooth fell, I put it under the pillow and didn't tell you -- and there was nothing even after sev… Read More
2013-02-11 01:45
We had Gwenchik's friend Jenny over (she is two years older)Gwen: I do not want to grow up.Me: Why?Gwen: Jenny said that when you grow up everyone expects a lot more from you. I am not ready… Read More
2013-02-09 21:43
Gwen: We have the cutest baby! (brother Max)Me: Of course he is.Gwen: No, I do not like babies -- they are loud and demanding, but our Max is really cute and always smiling. And I say that n… Read More
2013-01-28 21:54
Lately Gwenchik has been very popular in her school and quite a few boys are inviting her over for "playdates".  On the way back from one of these...Gwen: I had such a weird playdate to… Read More
2013-01-15 02:05
Gwyneth decided to spend her own money (from lemonade stands and presents) to get an ipod nano.Me: So which color do you want?Gwen: Which one do you like purple or red?Me: Red, I think.Gwen:… Read More
2013-01-11 02:10
George was picking up Gwenchik from Tae Kwon Do and one of her teammate asked:Teammate: Is this your uncle?Gwen: Oh no, this is my father. My uncles are much more fun.....Then she saw that D… Read More
2012-12-20 21:03
Gwen: Where do you mail Santa's letter? If I write in Russian ( our Santa is ded Moroz and he brings presents on the 1st of the year) how will the American mail man figure out where to send… Read More
2012-12-17 20:58
Gwen: I know there is no Santa. Everyone knows that all the presents come from parents!Me: Who is everyone?Gwen: Everyone at school.Me: Ok, if you are so sure, than do not write a letter to… Read More
2012-10-31 00:18
This year Gwenchik decided that she will be a pirate -- lately there is this pirate theme in her life, partly thanks to the "Pirate Day" celebrated in school this fall. And a boy who was com… Read More
2012-10-12 01:02
We were talking about Gwenchik's friends and who likes what type of music. I mentioned that Lesha likes "classics" like Beatles vs Taylor Swift, who is very popular with 9 year olds.Gwen: Ho… Read More
2012-09-15 01:06
It will be Gwenchik's birthday in a week and we were discussing possible presents on our way home.Gwen: I know what I want as a birthday presents from YOU!Me: What is that?Gwen: You should f… Read More
2012-09-14 01:15
Gwenchik just got her own violin for music classes at her school. All excited she ran home violently swinging the case around...Gwen: I'll go practice outside, so that you do not have to lis… Read More
2012-08-25 19:56
From AnyaGwen: I want to climb over the fence.Anya: I think that beautiful, well behaved girls do not climb over the fence.Gwen: I am not beautiful now, but will be soon Read More
2012-08-21 19:58
From AnyaGwen: Where is your husband?Anya: At work.Gwen: Yes, we always have problems with husbands -- they work all the time, even on weekends Read More
2012-08-11 20:37
Gwenchik was visiting Max in the hospital.Gwen: Oh, he is so, so cute! You can love him MORE than me now that I see him Read More
2012-08-06 20:56
Gwenchik is helping me pack for the hospital (her baby brother is due this week)Gwen: You should take these 3 pictures of me!Me: ?Gwen: So you do not forget me and what I look like, otherwis… Read More
2012-07-31 22:16
George: Gwenchik, you have to unload the dishwasher.Gwen: But I do not want to!George: You have to. If you do not, someone else will have to do it.Gwen: You would rather YOUR OWN daught… Read More
2012-06-23 09:02
We went to see the movie "Brave" today. As we are leaving the theater, our faces covered with tear stains...Me: It is hard to be a parent.Gwen: It is hard to be a teenage daughter.Me: ?Gwen:… Read More
2012-06-11 21:47
Gwenchik and I went to Target to pick up some supplies, and while their decided to use a motorized chair to navigate the store considering that I am already 8 months along. The chair would m… Read More

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