Monday, September 22, 2008

I'm fired...

No seemingly 'eloquent' thoughts today. Just a story from last night...

I told T-Pup to pick up a toy. He replied "No, you don't tell me what to do" (he did not yell or say it ugly, just matter-of-factly). I then calmly replied "Momma told you to pick up the toy. You do what Momma says because I am the Momma". He then popped a bit of an attitude, and I told him to go sit in the corner until his heart was right. As he marched over, he said "But I just don't want you to be my Momma anymore, I just want Daddy to be my Daddy."

I know as a child I said this phrase several times, as a teenager I said it a lot more, and that I would someday experience it as a parent.

Hmm. Guess the day has come and gone.

3 comments:

Hugs said...

Aw, sad.
Once, when I was about 7 I guess, I remember my mom taking me trick-or-treating and I found a house that was giving out erasers (yes, even then I was nerdy) and I was so excited that I told my mom, "I wish she was my mom!" I MEANT to say, "I wish you would give out erasers too!" Anyway, she told me just a few years ago that that comment made her lose sleep and think she was a bad mom. It's amazing what kids can do to us. I surely didn't mean it the way it was said. I've since apologized too :)

micki said...

{{hugs}}

And I'm going to tag you for a meme :)

Rachel said...

I would have totally started squaling! .. Bless your heart..I guess it's inevitable for all children to tell their parents they wish they had a different mommy. I do NOT look forward to this day. LOVE YOU!