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Bedtime Stories My Daughter Hates, Contd.

Child Harbat:  “Babbo, I want you to tell me a story tonight but not like you usually tell it.” Me [acting innocent]:  “Oh, like how?” CH:  “Okay, I’m going to tell you but this ISN’T the story for tonight.  Okay?”

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Bedtime Stories My Daughter Hates, Contd.

Yet again, we hear one of the stories that my daughter gets as a “treat” just before bed.  Brace yourselves. “Once upon a time there was a seagull and he was made of wood.  He had trouble flapping his creaky

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Bedtime Stories My Daughter Hates, Pt. 4

This is the last one, and then it’s lights out! Once upon a time there was a chicken called Mr. Cluckers.  He had very fancy pants.  Mr. Cluckers strutted over to the hens. “Look at MY fancy pants!” he crowed.

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Bedtime Stories My Daughter Hates Pt. 3

In my never-ending quest to get my daughter wound up, here’s the newest story that earned the Child Harbat Scowl of Disapproval: Once upon a time there was a pony named Sparkles.  She had sparkles on her hooves, sparkles on

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Bedtime Stories My Daughter Hates, Pt. 2

After books are read and the lights are out, my daughter often asks for one quick story.  Most times she wishes she’d never asked.  Please enjoy the following story and NO COMPLAINTS! Once upon a time there was a blue

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