February 1, 2009

pretending to watch the super bowl

Actually I am watching an almost 60 year old Bruce sing the halftime show, and I did not miss that amazing interception and return just before the half...but since I am secretly rooting for AZ I was hoping it would be recalled. But, honestly I am only half watching - it is fun but I have better things to do right?

Anyway...I had one of "those" days today with the girls. I swear they didn't hear a word I said and ignored me at every turn. But that's OK, because I am a mature adult and I can handle it in style right.

Hmmm, Wrong. I have so many immature mom moments I thought I would share a few with you now. I am "not so proud" but I also know I can not possibly the only one so here goes:

Just a few examples of how immature mothers I can be (never!)

1. I find myself using my own whiney voice to reply back to my whiney toddler.

2. Child one asks "where is my orange juice?" (for the 12th time) and in my head I respond with “up your nose with a rubber hose” and remind myself: "please don't say that one out loud" as I get up to get the 12th cup of juice today

3. I try to lighten the mood by singing ridiculous songs when the kids don’t want what I made for dinner like “were having chicken pot pie and I don’t care, chicken pot pie and I don’t care” sung to jimmy crack corn

4. I allow myself to succumb to a total mom meltdown when my children don’t hustle over the instant I call them…because I know they heard me begging pleading and prodding but they still won’t come. Instead of calmly heading their direction and fetching them, I slam down my pen, stomp across the floor and utter those famous parent words “ARE YOU DEAF?”

5. How about when child two refuses to stop asking for something I have already said NO to at least twenty times. I have, yes, I have said “What part of NO did you not understand”

I know I have MANY more immature mom moments and I honestly wish I could think of them all now but since I can't...I want to hear your favorite immature mom (or dad) moments - come on, don't be shy...I know you have at least one!

10 comments:

The Bailey Family said...

Oh Terra...my time is coming -! I have immature moments with my husband, and I'm not going to share those!!

Grams said...

Well, I suppose I am responsible for all of your immature Mom Moments. You must have learned them from me, therefore, you are off the hook....have at it. We're all entitled!! :)

Bonnie said...

The other night I really had a craving for McDonalds.. We've been eating at home a lot and I thought I will tell the kids we are going to McDonalds for dinner..thought they would be thrilled. Well, they whined and moaned and said we don't want to go. Guess what I did? I made them go eat that fat, sodium filled, empty calorie food anyway!

Bonnie said...

Ps. I've also been known to pull the car over and scream "Shut Up" when they are fighting in the back seat.. I feel really bad and they have told Mark on me both times. Oh well, life goes on.

The Blonde Duck said...

LOL! I love the song you sang. Sometimes I can't believe the smart a-- words that come out of my mouth to my poor dogs....

Becky said...

Sometimes I yell at Maynerd and tell him to shut up. My bad.

Lindsay said...

hehe loved the confessions.. I haven't had to many of these (yet).. I did however pretend to be asleep on the sofa so my husband would discipline my toddler for playing with the DVD player yesterday :-P

jen@odbt said...

I've had plenty of those moments/days. I cringe when I bark at my kids b/c I hear my father in my voice/tone. I hated when he yelled.

It is nerve-wracking when you tell them to do something over and over. LOL about the up your hose comment. I do the plug my ears, nah, nah nah, can't hear you dance when they start to whine. Yeah like that's so mature.

Just remember you're not alone and an apology goes a long way.

Jenni Jiggety said...

I was an AWFUL tease yesterday to my oldest son. I don't know what comes over me some days!

whoopsadasie said...

This was TOO FUNNY! I "had" those moments A LOT when my kids were younger. I said all those and more. My favorite was "Just wait till your dad gets home!"