Lynn's Comments: The problem was also compounded by the fact that the kids never liked those odd-coloured, molasses tasting, wax paper wrapped toffees that you only see during the last days of October--they'd always leave them for me. These ugly things are still given out at Halloween, they still taste the same, and I still like them!
Lynn's Comments: Although we tried not to talk "baby talk" to the kids, we adored the words they made up themselves.
Lynn's Comments: From time to time, I confess, we did speak to them in their native tongue.
Lynn's Comments: This punchline later became the title for a collection book.