Then we walked around and tried to keep our eyes on 10 kids while they played games and won little prizes. There was a band playing oldies and we enjoyed watching the kids dance around to the music. We also enjoyed one very enthusiastic old man boogie down to the tunes. This guy got into it! There was free ice cream too and everyone enjoyed that. Some of us (a-hem, CHRIS) enjoyed it again and again and again and again.....
The bummer things about tonight are: my heel hurts so bad I could cry, my kids got to bed too late especially since they have to get up early tomorrow, and clearly my kids (and by "my kids", I mean my kids and my friend Jen's kids) are bizarre and unbalanced.
The cool things about tonight are: although my heel hurts, 400 or so readers have diagnosed my problem and I have a doctor's appointment next week. Although my kids have to get up early tomorrow, my mother-in-law is taking my 3 oldest to work at the food pantry all day woohoo! And of course, there's the fact that my kids are weird and bizarre. (Who likes boring anyway?)
The day didn't end on such a wonderful note, however. When we got home, I saw the boys' room covered with toys and games. I
Then I noticed that Clay had unwound an entire roll of toilet paper all over the bathroom. Why? What goes through their heads when they think of stuff like this? But, the thing that made it particularly absurd is the fact that he'd just pooped and there it sat, unflushed, in the toilet without a scrap of paper in the bowl. "What, you couldn't wipe your butt? Did you not see this huge wad of toilet paper on the floor??? Do you understand the concept or toilet paper? You're supposed to use it to WIPE YOUR BUTT. You don't use it as CARPETING!"
After the toilet paper extravaganza, a picture frame fell off the wall and the glass shattered all over the place.
I'm going to bed.
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