Wednesday, January 14, 2015

I Can Still Hear You

The Dudes and I were having lunch together today. I was hangry and not in the mood for silliness. Of course that is when they want to be at their silliest. #2 looks and smiles at me sweetly and says "Hey Mom! You want to see a trick we can do?" I responded with a no, not really. I want to eat. I am hangry and want to be left alone. Unsatisfied with my response #3 says "Watch this!" Now- let me give you a brief set up of my kitchen table. It's a rectangle table. We have 4 chairs and a bench. The Dudes were sitting on a bench. Also, let me remind everyone that #2 is my accident prone child. He has already had stitches twice (once from falling off a toilet) and a concussion. He is covered in bruises and cuts 100% of the time. Like his Mama walking is challenging for him. As #3 is finishing his "Hey, hold my beer and watch this" sentence he's on his knees and bends and lays his head on the bench. #2 stands up and stands on #3's back. He is about to let go of the table when I intervene. I mean- c'mon!! I tell the boys that isn't safe and he needs to get off his brother's back. He does. Then asks why and tells me he will hold onto the table. Oy. I again explain it's not safe. #3 looks at me then leans over to his brother and "whispers" (cause we all know it isn't a whisper. It's slightly softer than a jet engine) in his ear "We'll do it upstairs after we eat our lunch." #2 agrees. #3 again whispers and says "Don't tell Mom." #2 smiles at me and sweetly says "We won't do it upstairs after we eat our lunch." #3 starts shaking his head no and then instructs his brother to eat faster. They quickly disappear upstairs. They think they are so sneaky.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Check Me Out!

Check me out on Dwellable today!! I'm excited. If only I could figure out a way to make writing a regular and income producing gig :) This was still a fun project.