10/20/2011

You probably would run screaming after 15 minutes.

Last week I saw a bunch of really cool posts linking to A Week in My Life by Adventuroo and I thought about doing it.

For about a minute.

Then, based on the fact that I didn't want to scare either of my readers off, I decided against it.

Truth be told, I'm not sure I want you guys to know what I do all day.  Um... Pinterest, anyone?  Also, since it has a tendency to be a little crazy around here pretty much every flippin' second of evert flippin' day from time to time, I wasn't sure I wanted to broadcast it.  But it kept calling to me.

Do me! Do me!


Oh my god, that was not meant to be as dirty as it sounds.  Really.

Finally I decided that I wouldn't try to do a whole day, just a short little span.

I do this all day long.  Surely you can handle 15 minutes, right?

So here's my Wednesday, from 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm.  Approximately, anyway.

3:30 pm:   Zj is just getting off the bus, and cj (in his stroller) and I are standing at the bus stop to meet him.
3:31 pm:  Still walking home from the bus stop.  Cj is yelling "More sucker me! Peassssee???" and zj is talking a mile a minute.  "And today we had YOGURT BOX for lunch! But I didn't like it.  So I ate some bread that was shaped like a fish.  It's ok, my friend gave it to me.  And guess what, Mama?  Today was HEALTH day!  And we learned about germs and..."
3:32 pm: We arrive home, I get the boys inside, everybody sheds shoes, jackets, backpacks, etc. and zj asks for a snack.  Cj: "NACK! NACK!"
3:33 pm: I procure some chips and salsa, and give it to the boys in the living room.
3:34 pm: The boys seem intent on eating their snack, so I wander off into the library (which is also known as Mama's Naughty Room, because it's where Mama goes when she needs a time out) to screw around on the internet, which I announce to the boys as "Mama is going to the library to do some VERY IMPORTANT WORK."
3:35 pm: Zj yells "Mama!  Cj is DRINKING the SALSA!"  Cj: "MOE SAUCE!  MOE SAUCE!"
3:36 pm: I determined that cj was indeed drinking the salsa.


3:37 pm: Clean up the salsa.  
3:38 pm: Clean up more salsa, which is inexplicably on the underneath side of the ceiling fan.
3:39 pm: I lose sight of zj for a second, then hear him yell from the bathroom "MAMA! Come look at how big this poop is!"
3:40 pm:  I go check on zj.  It is indeed a very large poop.  Lucky for you, I did NOT photograph it, even though zj was heartbroken that I would not.
3:41 pm: Spray some air freshener, then check to see what cj had gotten into. 
3:42 pm: Determine that cj had pulled all the toys off the shelves in his room.  Whew.  I got lucky there.  That, sadly, was the best case scenario.

3:43 pm: Pick up some of the toys, pausing long enough to yell "Zj, stop torturing your brother!" and "Cj, stop licking your brother!  You are not a puppy!"
3:44 pm: I determine that it's nearly 4 o'clock, which is damn close to 5 o'clock, and begin my own cry:

"MOE SAUCE!  MOE SAUCE!"



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8 comments:

  1. I think the winery should deliver to you - a case a week would be good. I don't think I could have taken a full day post - I would have laughed until my face hurt!

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  2. I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS!!!
    Add one more who does nothing but HUM no matter what else is going on around her and throw in a little AAARRRRRRRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII nnnnnnoooo and your good! :)

    seriously my ears go into meltdown and don't recover until WELL after bedtime!!

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  3. @Angie, If they're gonna deliver, maybe they should bring to cases at a time. Ya know, to save on the rising costs of shipping and whatnot.

    @Janet, I'm pretty sure if one of mine starts humming all the time, I will sell him on Craigslist. Or give him away. Whichever is faster.

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  4. mj, it's awful! A-W-F-U-L and you can say "Norah if you start humming 1 more time I swear I'm gonna loose it" and 2seconds later, SHE'S DOING IT AGAIN!!!!
    I tell her to STOP every 5min or so or send her to her room and it doesn't stop........
    Steadily loosing my mind and my self control over here is crazyville!!!

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  5. You get more done between 3 and 5 than most folks do all day.

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  6. But I mean, salsa is good. He kind of has a point.

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  7. BOY does this sound familiar. And yes, "MOE SAUCE!!!" ;-)

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