Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Lalalalala I'm not listening

We are getting closer to our date of departure for the mainland, and it cannot come a moment too soon.

I am afraid that this blog, during the summer months, could devolve into an in-depth analysis of the woes of summer vacation. To recap:
1 child is still in school
1 child is just beginning her THIRD DAY of summer vacation.
It is now (checks clock) 7:55 AM and she has already been sent to her room for standing just a few feet away and saying, repeatedly and loudly, "LALALALALALALALA I'M NOT LISTENING."

I am now going to begin testing the limits of my own creativity. I need to come up with some quick and clever ways to distract my children, to redirect my children, to entertain my children, or just to get them to shut the fuck up until at least 8am. I don't think it's too much to ask, that they not scream and poke and fight and throw things about in a most unorganized and anarchaic manner, which I find most distasteful.

I am well stocked for battle:


Ro said...

Oh my! What is it with children and the whole "LALLALALALALLAAL I'm not listening" thing? It's so aggravating and I guess that's why they do it. They just know they are getting under our skin in a big way. Cheeky little beggars! ;)

Jamie said...

I so hear you. I have 2 little ones at home with me 24/7. I thought being a lawyer was stressful, but I had no idea.

My 3-yr-old was in timeout in her room at 9:00 a.m. (one gets up a 5:30 like an alarm clock and the other at 6:30) for banging a toy on purpose to get my attention while I checked my email.

My fault I know.