Ya know, This is the price I pay...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SterlingAcres, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    for waking up 15 minutes AFTER my kids...

    I woke up to super soaker wars in my bathroom. They had SO much water on the floor it started leaking through my kitchen ceiling. I mopped up water with 5 bath towels, 4 teeshirts and 2 pairs of sweat pants. I'm not kidding, there was a good 2 inches on my floor, on the walls, on the ceiling, down the steps.... [​IMG]

    You really got to have the patience of a saint to have kids. I swear.

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  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    are the kids dead??? mine would be!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    They're 3.5 and 1.5 years old, I could hardly kill them. They're in time out on the couch until DH gets home. [​IMG] I'm fuming though. I have water leaking from light fixtures in my ceiling :eek:
     
  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    I would have mopped the floors up with their miserable little hides. *




    * This is why I'm not a mother.
     
  5. krcote

    krcote Songster

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    boys will be boys!
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

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    i can feel with you. Mine were send to bed yesterday without dinner, but with a slice of bologna between toast. I threatened them i would drive them to Nebraska to drop them of at a hospital.
     
  7. Fifteen minutes can be such a long time. One of my boys did 15 min. in my kitchen when he was 2 1/2. Took me three days to recover.
     
  8. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

    May 7, 2008
    Frozen Lake, MN
    Ah young boys. [​IMG]

    I had my little granddaughter stay over last night. This morning I woke up to her crawing in my bed, giving me kisses on the cheek, and whispering, "Pappa, time-a get up".

    The differences between boys and girls. [​IMG]
     
  9. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I would like to see a picture of them in time out [​IMG] They are sooooooo cute. I think you need a pic anyway to spark the memory when they are older. Then you can laugh about it [​IMG]
     
  10. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I woke up this morning to read my hometown paper online as usual.

    There was a story about a 3 yr. old girl who died of cancer. She told her mom she " didn't want to be an angel".

    Kind of puts things in perspective I think.
     

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