Sunday, June 7, 2009

Lessons learned-

Usually I'm blogging about the day-to-day battles and lessons my children seem to always have to learn the hard way, but today, I'm the one being schooled.

Lesson #1- Sleeping in is possible, but only on the days you have to be somewhere at 8:30am, preferably showered, dressed and ready for the day.

Therefore, don't sleep in... EVER.

Lesson #2- When your child asks for a gallon ziploc bag, make sure to ask him what it's for, or you too will have 4 dead prairie dogs rotting in plastic on your front porch.

Lesson #3- Prairie dog open season doesn't start till June 12th. Oops.

Lesson #4- Just because someone tells you they are getting a divorce, doesn't mean they want it out in the open. My mouth is accustomed to having my foot shoved into it, but this one kind of took the cake.

Lesson #5- Softball is much more fun when you WIN! (woot woot!)

Lesson #6- Before you take your friends children to Lowes, make sure they don't have diarrhea.

Lesson #7- The movie Mall Cop is much more enjoyable watching it with you're children, who actually might think it's funny.

Lesson #8- Never take a kitten home that isn't box trained. No matter how cute and tiny it is.

Lesson #9- When you're daughter tells you she has an owie on her head that "moves," make sure to check it out right away.

and Lesson # 10- The proper way to extract a tick once it's burrowed into said daughters head, is to grasp it with tweezers as close to the scalp and the head of the bug as possible and pull... no hot needles or vaseline. Thanks mom! (I guess we could have googled it too, but we both kinda freaked.)


The Holdaway Family said...

Oh you make me laugh! Those are all great and important lessons! Thank you so much for sharing!

Barnes Family said...

Ahhh!!! You're too funny!

Joey said...

Great lesson learned at any age. Maybe you should title your blog "Lessons Learning"! Looks like "Google" was right the whole tick is in tack... I hop Ali didn't freak too bad. Thanks for making me laugh Steph, I can always count on you--Love you!

Joey said...

Oops! That was supposed to say "hope"

Kandice said...

Hehe, I will make sure to add those items to the "do not say or do" in!

Joey said...

Oh, reference to Lesson # 4 letting the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than putting it back in!!!hehe

The Caldwells said...

loved this post!

Sky n' Cam said...

oh my goodness... I just peed in my pants a little- LOL you are so funny! I can't wait to see you soon~!

I like the zip lock bag one! probably as good as the owie that moves

Edgar, Kyndi, Graci, Cielo said...

rough week, huh Steph?

Loreli Caldwell said...

What can I say? SOOO funny. I can always count on your blog for a laugh! : ) Can't wait to take some baby pictures!

The Durham Family said...

I AM SO SORRY!!!!! When we get a tick - we will call you!