1. I will limit the number of inanimate objects my kids swallow (such as jingle bells and address labels) to a managable number. Say 3 per child?
2. I will try to keep the holy terror/demon child rumors about Aidan at bay in our new town. At least long enough for him to get accepted into a preschool there.
3. I will exercise. Once. Maybe twice.
4. I will vacuum up that dead bug in Aidan's closet. Or I could leave it as a housewarming gift to the new owners.
5. I will not threaten to cut the heads off Aidan's babies when he obnoxiously shakes them in my face. Gonna try the being an adult thing this year.
6. I will quit Ped-Egging my feet into bloody, shredded masses.
7. I will invest my whopping 16 cents a day from BlogHer Ads in a high interest bond and retire rich off the proceeds.
December 31, 2008
December 30, 2008
December 29, 2008
December 28, 2008
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December 27, 2008
December 26, 2008
Wow, how much more depressing can it get.Professor Joseph Olson of Hemline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota , points out some interesting facts concerning the Presidential election:Number of States won by: Democrats: 19 Republicans: 29Square miles of land won by: Democrats: 580,000 Republicans: 2,427,000Population of counties won by: Democrats: 127 million Republicans: 143 millionMurder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by: Democrats: 13.2 Republicans: 2.1Professor Olson adds: "In aggregate, the map of the territory Republican won was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of the country. Democrat territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in government-owned tenements and living off various forms of government welfare..." Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the "complacency and apathy" phase of Professor Tyler's definition of democracy, with some forty percent of the nation's population already having reached the "governmental dependency" phase.If Congress grants amnesty and citizenship to twenty million criminal invaders called illegal's and they vote, then we can say goodbye to the USA in fewer than five yearsIf you are in favor of this, then by all means, delete this message.If you are not, then pass this along to help everyone realize just how much is at stake, knowing that apathy is the greatest danger to our freedom.'Oderint, dum metuant'
December 24, 2008
We are about to break out the chainsaw to get into these boxes. I'm pretty sure it's easier to sneak into this country than to get a toy out of it's packaging.
Enough bitching. It's Christmas Eve. We've just finished an enormous artery clogging dinner, spent time with family, and opened some presents. Now it's quiet, the kids are in bed, and I'm
December 22, 2008
December 21, 2008
Because I forget about them until Spring when I clean out the house and find them. Or if I do happen to remember the damn things, I can't find them.
We tore this house apart last night looking for 2 DVD's I bought for Aidan this summer.
On a positive note I did find a bag full of stocking stuffers I forgot about.
Where in the sam-Hell could 2 DVD's be hiding? My theory is that someone broke into my house and stole my Christmas present stash. It's possible, right?
December 20, 2008
Aidan has a TV in his room.
So he has this TV and all of the buttons are pushed in and broken except the Power and Volume Up. Every damn day he uses a broom or toy gun to turn the volume up. And then Daddy has to reprogram one of the other remote controls to turn it back down.
It's an almost daily occurrence and it really pisses us off. Last night I turned the TV on so he could watch a movie and it was blaring. So I just punched out the Volume Up button. No more of that shit! I look down at Aidan and he's got this disgusted look on his face. He puts his hands on his hips and the lecture begins.
"Mama, why did you just break the TV? What is wrong with you? That wasn't necessary!"
Then when Daddy came back in with the remote the ass-chewing continued.
"Daddy, it's not necessary for adults to tear up TVs."
Oh really, Aidan? You wanna talk about what's not necessary? By all means, let's do that.
It's not necessary to relentlessly hijack the keys and try to get into rooms that are locked to you. They are off limits for very good reasons. Back off!
It's not necessary to demand corn dogs or chicken nuggets for every meal. Variety is the spice of life. Eat a damn fish stick or something!
It's not necessary to stockpile Christmas decorations in your room. Leave my Nutcrackers alone!
It's not necessary to head-butt your brother in his stomach. When he loses the ability to breath for a few seconds, it's not a good thing. Eventually he is gonna get big enough to kick your ass. Be nice!
It's not necessary to divide all of your small toys into individual sandwich baggies. It's wasteful and I'm sick of digging them out of your brother's throat. Knock it off!
And finally, it's not necessary to fall onto the floor crying, kicking, and screaming when you've simply been asked to pick up your toys. I think you have too many toys so I'm just looking for an excuse to thin them out. Watch yourself!
Jayden - "We're going to see Aunt Tamanda, Aidan, Uncle Mac... Uncle Mac's not a jerk, Julyan, ok?"Julyan - "Yeah Jay, Uncle Mac's not a jerk."Kid Sister - "Who said Uncle Mac was a jerk?"Jayden - "I did."
P.S. Is it just me or there an awful lot of J's in this post?
December 19, 2008
Aidan confessed that he got into the soft peppermint sticks that he's not supposed to have. He told Daddy that I was a silly Mama. That that wasn't a very good hiding place. That they were easy to find and that I was gonna have to do better next time if I didn't want him to get them.
December 18, 2008
Aidan - "Daddy, talk to Nana."
Mr - "I don't have anything to say."
Aidan - "Just say 'hi Nana'."
Mr, not into the phone - "Hi Nana."
Aidan - "No Daddy, put the phone up to your ear!"
Aidan - "Nana, he just won't talk to you. Good God, Daddy!"
December 17, 2008
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Is this a joke? Because I am the LAST person you'd want contributing to a health website. I let my kids eat massive amounts of sweets and I just cancelled my gym membership. Seriously, I might be good for writing a satirical outlook on healthy living but aside from that, I'm at a loss about what I could bring to the table. Or were you just hoping to get me into some psychological study to find out exactly why I'm so crazy and therefore unhealthy? Either way...
Really, I appreciate the offer and blog fodder. I've been running low lately.
December 16, 2008
December 9, 2008
SkankGirl - "Now don't scream out loud when you see what this stuff does."
Mr - "I won't."
SkankGirl - "Oh, you're not a screamer?"
December 8, 2008
December 4, 2008
Mama, I'm a good job at opening the sodie. We can't put sodie in this cup cuz it smizz's. Then there would be smizz all over the Christmas ornacorns, I mean unicorns (both refer to ornaments). I beserve a besert for not getting smizz on the ornacorns. I love besert. I've never had it before, it's my favorite.
December 3, 2008
Aidan had a wonderful day! He let a classmate into the line. He helped Mrs. Dawn set up the craft. He played well with multiple friends, used good manners, and shared with his friends on the playground. He kept his shoes on all day and lined up with his class during each transition. I couldn't have asked him for better behavior today. ~Mrs. Dawn
what the hell is twitter - I'm on there and I still don't know
my house just got egged - get off the damn computer and go clean your house off!
little pissy - sorry for ya
covering boy hickey - is the procedure different if it's a girl hickey?
what the hell is twitter and why? - this is new. why? don't know what to tell ya
mama suck me, momma suck me, suck me mama, suck me off girl, suck me off boy - that's what I get for naming a post Suck Me A Hickey
to old to suck me - and what is the cut-off age for that?
M*** Growling - is Growling a last name in this instance?
December 1, 2008
November 26, 2008
He asked me if I used the steam.Yes, I pushed the button.He asked if steam came out.I guess.He asked me when was the last time I put water in the iron.What? Why would I put water in the iron?He asked me how I thought it makes steam?The button on the iron, duh!
November 25, 2008
I think it would be best if he acted human.
November 24, 2008
Dear Popular Bloggy Girls,
Be kind. I'm just a dork.
The New Girl In Class
The pathetic number of followers of this blog - 15
The even more pathetic number of followers of my other blog - 13
The number of Twitter followers - 33
The number of MySpace friends - 75
The ungodly large number that taunts me from the bathroom scale - yeah, right, I'm gonna put that out on the internet!
The ever dwindling number representing the balance in my savings account - if the number is a negative, it's still a number, right?
The infuriating number of days our house has been for sale - 211
The amount below purchase price the house is listed today - $10,000
The number of people who have come to see the house - 9
The amount of money my blogs are making - roughly 17 cents per day
The number of days until my husband moves to Nebraska without us - 35
The number of children in peril when I temporarily become a single parent - 2
The number of years too young Edward is for me - at least 10
The number on my next birthday cake - 30
November 23, 2008
hopping around pee dance - did you want an instructional video or just a written tutorial?boiling point for kids - it's probably 100 degrees just like any other food. baking usually keeps the flavor betterhippie blog templates - I didn't think hippies were supposed to care about appearancesn*ked kids swimming, small kids n*ked, n*ked kid pictures & kids swimming n*ked - damn, those perverts don't give up easily! I bet you were totally disappointed to see the black bars, hu, jackass? Do I need to refer you to my warning?sucking daddies - *shaking head*what the hell was he thinking? - I wish I knew, I really dopuzzle tattoo man - do not do it! there are better ways to come up with blog material, pierce something.
My husband is thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to tease me about reading a "teenageer" book. I'm gonna let him have his fun for about another 6 minutes and then I'm gonna get to work on collecting his life insurance.
The local news story on opening night explaining to parents what their kids are so excited about got him started and he hasn't stopped. Sometimes you just gotta put a rabid dog down. Seeing a movie based on a beloved book is essentially begging for disappointment. I know this. But I loved the movie. Loved it. Mostly...
Robert Pattinson still isn't "my" Edward but he'll do in a pinch. I mean, my eyes weren't bleeding from looking at him for 2 hours or anything. I'd
Rosalie, Rosalie, Rosalie... Could they not write anything for you other than Rosalie scowls at Bella, Rosalie glaring in background, and Rosalie smashes glass bowl and says "That's just great!"? I needed you to be the bitch you were written to be, not just a mean-face maker. Although you really are good at that.
So there it is. My ooohhh's and aaahhh's of the movie.
November 21, 2008
November 20, 2008
November 18, 2008
Yup. Never in his life has he ever made reference to my boobs until we're at the church preschool and there's a video camera rolling. Then he starts batting at them like a damn cat with a string! And when I try to hold his hands because just telling him to stop doesn't work - shocker! - he yells, "I can touch them!".
November 16, 2008
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November 6, 2008
1Put ice on it right away. The hickey will diminish in appearance if you use ice on it soon after your make out session.
2Use green concealer. This type of makeup can be bought at any drugstore and will
completely hide the hickey or at least make it less noticeable. Neutrogena manufactures a green cream concealer that can work wonders.
3Apply a thick layer of foundation. Blend the foundation into your entire neck area and top with some powder. Use a shade that is slightly darker than your complexion. Use a lower cost brand like Maybelline or Cover Girl since you may need to use a lot.
4Keep your hair down. If you have long hair you can hide the hickey by keeping your hair parted to the side that the hickey is on.
5Wear a scarf or turtleneck. If you happen to get the hickey in colder months, you are in luck since you will be able to use clothing to cover it up.
Trust me, Hickey Girl, getting a hickey doesn't show the world that some Prince Charming loves you, it says "some boy with a boner took me for a slut and all I got was this lousy hickey".
November 5, 2008
November 4, 2008
Okay back to it... someone tagged me, and I suck and can't remember who. If it was you, please feel free to call me a horses ass. That issue aside, I'm in. And I'm passing the buck to these funny gals.