Wednesday, December 16, 2009

A Moment of Realization...

My children, for the life of them, cannot be in the same room, or occupy the same airspace, without eventually resorting to a sibling face-off of poking, pushing, prompting, provoking, talking-to, taunting, tickling, teasing, touching, testing, torturing, meddling, mind-playing, mocking, manipulating, complaining, copying, coercing, crying-about, calling names, laughing at, lying to, fighting, debating, arguing, accusing, blaming, and/or wrestling, which basically drives me completely and utterly insane. ARGH! Where in the world do they get these exacerbating tendencies?!?!?!

Then, one night, as I tackled my husband to yank his boxers over his head for gettin' in my airspace and attempting to tie my sweat pant strings into tiny little knots I realized...


12 comments:

Much More Than Mommy said...

HAHAHAHAHAH!!! I guess it's true -- children learn what they live!

And I guess I ought to remember this when my girls start tickle time with, "You wanna piece of me?!" But then again, it's always funny when she tells The Husband: "That's WEAK, Daddy!" ;-)

w said...

dude. they provarke and mededdle? that's bad. i mean. mayernipulating, i can see. but the other two. tsk tsk.

also. remember when you were the hulk?

Jenny said...

I clicked the HAHAHA!! and WHA?! because I Ha Ha'd and made the Wha?! face at this post.... I also laughed.

Nikia, May and da kids said...

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May
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robin said...

HAHAHAHAHAHA! i often wonder where my children get their "potty talk" from. then jake walks through the room, farts, and laughs hysterically. he then keeps on walking and says "good one huh kids!" i just close my eyes and shake my head. i also pray for their social place in this world as adults....

The Lost in Suburbia Blog said...

You forgot farting. My son will walk over to my daughter and let one rip and she will, justifiably, haul off and smack him.

ModernMom said...

Ha ha ah...and that is why my 10 year old stands with her hand s on her hips!

Naomi de la Torre said...

Hahahaha. Very funny. Sounds like my family. I found you on speaking from the crib. You come highly recommended, and I can see why! Come visit me sometime too if you want:

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Lulu said...

...and someday, you'll remember it all with some rosy, hazy glow of 'remember when you all got along so well?' as one of them refuses to bail the other out of jail?

Um...maybe that's just my mom...

Dee Crowe said...

ahahahhahaaaa! Its the same with my husband and our child...I should say...those two children..its like a war in this house when he comes home...and when he gets bored then I have to resort to purple nurples to get him off of me...

Straitjackets are Slimming said...

It all makes sense now. To irritated to notice before

The Retired One said...

Hey! Isn't that how those kids got conceived in the FIRST place???????
(winkwink)

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