Monday, March 23, 2015

Monday, we meet again

Well it's Monday again.  yipee...... It's barely 8:30 and I've already managed to pee my pants and have an epic mom fail. 

I went to hang up Grif's church shirt from yesterday (one plus for the day is a load of laundry is marked off my check-list.  Only 37 more to go!) and when I opened the closet door I saw this staring at me
I thought some furry little creature was going to jump out and attack me.  So what do I do?  Stand there and pee my pants a little.  This has happened more than once.  I really, really need to work on my fight or flight response.  I don't even care which one it is as long as the peeing stops. 

On to the mom fail.  It was time to send the Grif off to school.  I look out the window and notice it's raining a little so I hand him an umbrella, give him a kiss, and send him on his way.  I'm the paranoid mom that has to watch out the window as long as I can to make sure he is safe.  That's when I noticed the wind was blowing.  By the time I realized it was really blowing he was halfway to school.  I was hoping and praying the poor kid and the umbrella made it safely when I get a text from my friend.  Her husband had just passed Grif struggling with an umbrella that was flipped up.  I'm sure a 5 minute walk (or 1 minute car ride, if I was a nice mom) took him 25 minutes this morning.  Now I keep picturing the poor kid getting tossed around in the wind with a broken umbrella and his homework flying all over the place.  I'm sure that's exactly what happened too.  Better make the kid some cookies for after school to help heal the pain so I'm not paying for therapy in the future. Now there's something else I'm going to sit and worry about. 
*grifin to therapist* it all started in the fourth grade when my mom made me walk to school on a windy day with an umbrella........

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Spring is in the air

Spring has sprung and I couldn't be happier!  Good-bye winter blah's.  Even though we didn't have much of a winter I am ready for the warm.  In the next few months I may be complaining that it's too blasted hot but oh well.  As of now I'm ready for the heat.  Bring it on.  

Mostly I love warm weather because of stuff like this

This melts my heart.
But mowing the lawn in March seems a bit ridiculous, doesn't it? (Nate's the one whose ocd kicked in on this one, not mine).

We took advantage of the warm weather a few weeks ago and headed to the zoo with some of Nate's family.
 I'm still trying to figure out how we left with as many people as we went with.  I was sure with all these little animals in tow one of them would have been put in a cage somewhere.

Happy Spring everyone!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Gobble Gobble

This turkey just finished his kids bowling league yesterday with a turkey (3 strikes in a row) in his very last game.  I mean they do use bumpers but it still totally counts.  He was beyond excited.  I'm sure today everyone from the crossing guard to the lunch ladies have heard all about it.  He took bowling very seriously including calling his bowling instructor Coach.  Best 40 bucks we've ever spent.

This turkey better start running because I've had about enough of his sassiness. 
Baylor decided he wanted to wear Dax's pj's the other night. The pj's are too small for Dax anyway.  He wasn't about to let his little brother have one up on him so he wore Baylor's pj's.  You sure did prove a point there Dax!  
His dad is rubbing off on him.  I ask him to smile so I can take a picture.  This is the only face he will give me.  Dang you Nathan.  (still wish I had a good camera so you could actually see what he's doing. Oh well)
That same night he came to me and this is the conversation we had:

Dax: Mom is there a swear word that starts with H?
Me:  Yes.....
Dax:  What is it?
Me:  Why do you want to know that?
Dax:  I don't know I just thought there was one.
Me:  It's hell.  Don't say it.
Dax:  Haha!  I already knew that now you just said it.  Hahahaha!

He's 5 and he can already outwit me.  I'm in trouble.