Sunday, December 20, 2009

Happy Holidays

Papi let me sleep in this morning. I woke to Becca's voice saying, "Cotton candy! And a stuffed unicorn!" The neighbor had been by with gifts.

Then we went on a little road trip. Four hours in the car with E&B squabbling endlessly. At one point they were obnoxious enough that I yelled, "if you say one more word I'm throwing your unicorn out the window!" [Never thought of that one, eh, Joan Crawford?]

Later I asked Papi how he stayed so calm on the trip. He said, "I imagined I was driving to an orphanage."

4 comments:

  1. Did they continually kick your seat this time and sing "You're a grand old flag?"
    I'll never get over that image...
    I'm going to take Papi's advice. What a great coping strategy!

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  2. Ha! In moments of parental despair,I've often moaned about this being the longest babysitting job I've ever had and WHEN are the parents getting HOME??

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  3. My husband and I got a good laugh, thanks Papi. Seriously. That's all I can say. We're in the same boat. Thanks Santa for turning almost normal kids into complete a-holes in the weeks coming up til Christmas.

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