Monday, January 22, 2007

Calgon Take Me the Hell Away

During the past few weeks, SJ has:

Shoved grapes down the drain in the front sink

Pulled out kid's scissors and tried to "cut the dog's butt."

Used my garlic press to press a taco

Painted parts of my treadmill white

Spilled his juice in my lap just as I sat down to eat breakfast

Had several tantrums, some of them in the car. He sits right behind me and conveniently kicks me in the shoulder while he's having them.

Poured my coconut-scented body wash, the WHOLE BOTTLE, in his bath water.

Acted so awful in the grocery store that I took him home, left him with his Dad and continued shopping without him

Is there a full moon or something?


Blogger CheerleadingTechie said...

Maybe I will change my blog name to bionic woman... It would better suit me. /jack

Anywho, full moon just passed, didn't it?

I'd happily give you my sister to help out with SJ! :-)

10:19 PM  
Blogger Chelle said...

Yeah....I've been calling for Calgon to come take me away, too. Where the hell IS this Calgon?? ugh

4:49 AM  
Blogger Mary Poppins said...

Sorry you had such a bad day....I know what it's like...I know what it's like...last weekend I was sans child..and people asked me: aww don't u miss Miss C?

Um...can I be honest??? Not really...I need a day off once in a while...

Calgon needs to move..ASAP..

5:49 AM  
Blogger velcro said...

Calgon is a pill you put in washing machines to make sure they don't get damaged by the calcium in the water here in London. What is it in California?

7:06 AM  
Blogger East of Oregon said...

great blog! I gave you a shout out on my blog yesterday - take care and have a great rest of the weekened:)

7:23 AM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Techie - No thanks. We just had one of "those" move out. :P

Chelle - Do they make it anymore?

Mary - A day off minus child is a lovely thing to have.

Velcro - Here it is, or was, a bubble bath. On the commercials, the harried mother would say, "Calgon, take me away," and then she would be soaking in the bath de-stressing.

East of Oregon - Thanks.

9:31 AM  
Blogger Roxanne said...

Sounds like a viable explanation to me. :)

10:52 AM  
Blogger craftydabbler said...

I'm sorry. That sounds incredibly challenging.

11:12 AM  
Blogger Ms.L said...

Awwww,sounds very trying and tiring.
I'd be crying over the loss of the bath stuff,it sounded divine:)

11:55 AM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Roxanne - Either that or he is just a turd! Oops, MIL told me full moon is next week so he IS a turd.

Craftydabbler - It is, but it's funny too at times.

Ms. L. - I'll have to request more for my b-day!

12:39 PM  
Blogger Joke said...

The garlic press/taco thing has me very intrigued.


12:49 PM  
Blogger Sarah Louise said...

Hang in there...

4:16 PM  
Blogger Paula said...

Sounds like it's time for another margarita.

I had a big one last night.

Margarita that is...

7:06 PM  
Blogger Cari said...

Calgon did take me away from it all for 5 days...but don't think it changes one bit when you return!

7:46 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

Most great chefs are unaware of how helpful a garlic press can be when making tacos. SJ is way ahead of his time.

4:31 AM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Joke - It was an intriguing mess. :) It did show that he watches me much closer than I realized.

SL - I'm hanging by the tips of my fingers.

Paula - When a zero calorie alcohol is invented, I'm there. :)

Cari - Five days is a good break, but I agree, you walk in that door and it's all the same again.

Liz - That's right. He's a maverick!

3:49 PM  
Blogger Iamthebookworm said...

I blame the weather! The teens at the library are more wild than usual.

6:38 PM  
Blogger Gingers Mom said...

I think there must be. I had the same kind of week with my kids. Little monsters. Find something gooey and chocolate and lose yourself in it. That works for me. I hope your week gets better.

5:19 PM  
Blogger Bearette24 said...

maybe he should do dog grooming and taco pressing for extra cash on the side ;)

11:04 AM  
Blogger My float said...

Oh, we had a week like that last week. What is it that makes them go completely nuts? I look at mine sometimes and think, WHAT? I didn't sign up for this.

(Whispering) I'm hoping for a better time this week!

12:51 PM  

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