Tuesday, May 13, 2008

MOMMY!!! WE'RE HAVING FUN!!!



JCK's Quest for some Quiet Time:

Put sunblock stick under BOY's eyes & on nose. Put sun hat on his head.

Put sunblock stick under GIRL's eyes & on nose. Put sun hat on her head.

Send them both outside to create fun for themselves.

Breathe deeply. Enjoy the 10 minutes 1 minute of quiet.

Fix a cup of tea for self. Add plenty of cream & sugar.

Sit tired ass on office chair that should be replaced, as tired ass feels like it is supported by a board covered with vinyl. It is.

Take a sip of tea. Begin to write...

Sound of water running. Not unlike a fire hose. Firemen...mmmm... dreamy...

MOMMY!!! WE'RE HAVING FUN!!!

NO, not firemen.

Go outside.

BOY. And GIRL. Nekkid. Mud everywhere.

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Snippets from the day:

GIRL pushing her baby doll in the stroller.

Baby, do you know how much I love you? 20 miles.


So, I sink we're ready now, baby. Come on little baby, we're ready.

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BOY talking to me while climbing up on a chair and putting away groceries in pantry.



This is helping, right? Team work!


It's been a quiet, mud filled, 20 miles of love, team work kind of day!


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21 comments:

Jenn @ Juggling Life said...

Priceless.

Angeline said...

That's the kind of parenting I've been worshipping! Who cares about the dirt, its the laughter that matters!

Jen said...

Naked mud play - sounds like a spa. Sounds like a great time to me.

Janet said...

Oh how fun. And what sweet sweet babies you have. Mine are currently dressing up the rocking horse. It's now wearing a ribbon and flowers in its mane, 2 necklaces and a blanket. And they aren't finished yet.

THE MOM BOMB said...

Looks and sounds like they had an awesome time!

Lisa said...

You just described my day--they keep us young :)

anglophilefootballfanatic said...

Wow. Oh, dear. The muddy? Yucko.

Elizabeth said...

LOVE the MUD! One of the Most memorable days of my childhood was when my mother allowed my best friend and me to play outside in the rain...sit in puddles, stomp, splash....frolic! I was SIX and I can still remember that day. This one is a "keeper".
Snorkie had very little verbal language until recently so he used the word "BEE" to stand for "BIG"...with his arms as wide as he could stretch them. He still tells me that he loves me "BEEEEEEEEEEE"!
"Little" is "mimi" (mini)and sometimes he teases me with his fingers pinched together...
Gotta love those munchkins. Teamwork!
Blessings, EJT

Madge said...

i miss the days when my babies were naked in the mud.

i started to say i missed the naked mud days, but i wasn't sure i was conveying the right naked mud days i was missing.....

maybe i still am not....

Mrs. G. said...

It sounds wonderful

Manic Mommy said...

They were thinking of you and trying to keep their clothes clean. What thoughtful children you have!

Unfortunately, they needed more sunblock...

Rima said...

That mudbath picture SCREAMS childhood in the summahtime. Pricelesss.

phd in yogurtry said...

ahhh, nekkidity and mud puddles. as long as there is a working water hose, its allllllll good!

Jennifer H said...

Sounds perfect.

happygeek said...

They say mud is good for the skin, next time you should join them:)

DeeDee said...

I always thought it was every child's rite of passage to strip down nekkid and roll around in the mud!!

That 20 miles thing...too cute!

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g said...

So sweet! Mud is good!

g said...

So sweet! Mud is good!

g said...

So sweet! Mud is good!

g said...

oops, sorry for the triple post!

Mighty Morphin' Mama said...

At least they took off their clothes first!
My littles were helping put away groceries yesterday amidst the craziness of supper prep. so helpful. cute, but yikes.

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