Conversations

In CategoryNavel Gazing
ByDeb

Scene – 8:30pm. Kids have been in bed for 30 minutes.

Me: WHAT IS ALL THAT THUMPING UP THERE?

Little: I’M ORGANIZING!

****

Scene – The dinner table.

Me: WHY IS THERE KETCHUP ALL OVER THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR SANDWICH?!?

Little: I wanted it to look pretty!

****

Scene – Middle of the afternoon, after noticing my son has so much mud under his nails, the only solution is to cut it off.

Me: Big, bring me the nail clippers by the bathroom sink.

Big: They aren’t in here.

Me: Yes they are. Right by the sink.

Big: I don’t see them. They aren’t in here.

Little: Yes they are! They are RIGHT THERE.

Big: Oh.

****

Scene – The dinner table.

Jim: People! Stop smashing grapes into the table! Do we REALLY have to make a RULE about that?