They haven't said as much, but they don't have to.
I can see it their eyes.
So here it is kids. You can thank me with gifts. Expensive ones.
My absolute favourite thing about my family knowing about my little corner of the internet is, without a doubt, their ability to work it into ANY conversation.
ME: Sean FINALLY cut a tooth.
Family Member: I know. I saw the post about it on your blog. He's having a rough time with it, eh?
Family Member #1: We got the kids some treats.
Family Member #2: Careful, you'll end up being blamed for childhood obesity! (Touche)
ME: How was your day?
Family Member: YOU HAVE A BLOG!!
They also thoroughly enjoy the deep shade of red my face turns when they tell anyone who will listen about the existence of this blog. And they ALWAYS follow up that revelation with the phrase, "It's ACTUALLY really good." Don't worry family, I'm not reading into your emphasize of the word ACTUALLY.
But in completely unrelated news, I will ACTUALLY be putting the money I planned to use for your birthday presents this year towards a