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Feb042013

Every Morning

HENRY: Mama? Where are we going?

ME: We're taking sister to school.

HENRY: Okay.

VIOLET: What song is this, Mom?

ME: It's called "Peggy Sue" by a guy named Buddy Holly.

HENRY: Where are we going?

ME: We're taking sister to school, Henry.

HENRY: Okay.

VIOLET: What's that, Mom? What's that?

ME: Honey, I can't see what you're pointing at because I'm driving.

VIOLET: But Mom! What is that?

ME: Violet, I can't see what you're looking at, I have to look at the road so we don't get in a crash.

VIOLET: Is it a robot?

ME: I don't know.

VIOLET: Is it a chicken nugget?

ME: Yes, Violet. It's a chicken nugget.

HENRY: Where are we going?

ME: We're going to the moon Henry.

HENRY: Okay.

VIOLET: What song is this?

ME: It's called "Tutti Frutti." It's a good one, huh?

VIOLET: I don't think it was a chicken nugget, Mom.

ME: Okay. It wasn't a chicken nugget.

VIOLET: Was it a robot?

ME: Could've been.

VIOLET: What's this song?

ME: It's called "Blueberry Hill." A guy named Fats Domino sings it.

VIOLET: Fats Donimo.

ME: Domino. DOMINO.

VIOLET: That's what I said. DONIMO.

ME: No, DOMINO. Not, DONIMO.

VIOLET: That's what I said! DONIMO.

ME: Okay. Yes. You're right.

VIOLET: Mom? I think it was a robot.

ME: Okay. It was a robot.

HENRY: Where are we going?

Reader Comments (7)

"Mom, where are we going? "Around and around in circles." ;).
Your kids are adorable!!

February 4, 2013 | Unregistered Commentermod Mom Beyond IndieDom

what a great talk! wonderful new site, love it!

February 4, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteranajo

Thank you! It always pleases me to know you're out there reading from so far away!

February 4, 2013 | Registered CommenterThe Girl Who...

Oh that's so cute! Do they try to sing along or do you prefer this be a quiet reflection time? I hope someday you will get one of those videos of the ride in to school. Funny things kids say. Robot vs. Chicken nugget! http://youtu.be/qOInSvMpbNY

February 5, 2013 | Unregistered Commentergina

Monica, I am really feelin the new design! I just love you guys.

February 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNiobe19

@Niobe19 - Thank you! I do it all myself so it makes me a little self-conscious that it's no fancy pants design, you know?

February 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTheGirlWho

The new banner...you drew that yourself? That is unique Monique! It reminds me of one of those eraser marker board drawings. You're fun, Girly.

February 5, 2013 | Unregistered Commentergina

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