Last night, ET was yelling to me from his bed that he was having trouble falling asleep.
When I pointed out to him that he had only been in bed for five minutes and that it might take a little longer than that, he said in a very sad voice…
“My body is ready to sleep but my brain wants to read some more.”
I know what you mean kid… every afternoon at work!
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Torture in the Pit of Despair – The Princess Bride (1987)
ET is going through a whiny phase. This has been ongoing for sometime but the long school days have made him tired and the whining has increased. At times it is like a dentist drill boring through my brain. This evening is one of those times.
I feel like running outside and screaming at the top of my lungs, but I’ve decided that just writing my way through it is probably the saner option. Continue reading
Wonka’s 3 Course Dinner Chewing Gum
Source: Bryton Taylor
As I was trying to get the 6-year-old to bed, he began his patented stall…
ET: I can’t fall asleep… I’m hungry.
Me: Well, you should have eaten all of your dinner.
“But I’m really, really hungry… can I have gum?”
Where is Willy Wonka when you need him?
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