Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Halloween Reasons I Shouldn't Be A Mom

1.  After watching way-ay-ay too many scary movies while forcing the children to fold laundry my daughter says.."Mommy....I'm scared...."  and I reply with a question "Why?  Do you see dead people?"

2.  On the trick or treat trail through the never ending subdivision I decide I am tired and want to be done.  When I tell the girls that I want to turn around and go back they cry like little sissy babies and say they don't have enough candy yet.  Always the problem solver, I tell them to switch jackets and hit up the houses again.

3.  When the perfect one staunchly says no, she won't do it, I suddenly have a vision of her years later as the crabby librarian with the wart on her nose telling all the fun kids to shush up.  I offer her a dollar and actually use the phrase "C'mon, you know you want to!"

4.  When the only home owner who has a clue recognizes my little criminals I loudly state (as they shuffle back to me empty handed)..."And that what it feels like to get caught cheating...."

Some or all of the above may be decide!

PS. Brooke- I wasn't born yesterday and I found your candy in the first place I looked for it!


  1. ROFL at "Why, Do you see dead people?"

    Thank you SO much for popping by my Blog for a visit!

    Another kindred spirit! I can tell I am really going to enjoy reading your Blog :)

    Wishing you a lovely week!


  2. ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!! This made my entire day! Especially the loud "that is what it feels like to get caught cheating". You do know the girls will remind you of these things later in life, right?


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