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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Short Post: A Few Random Thoughts

The cleaning lady is finally coming. I can't wait until she sees my house. Mine will no longer be the dreaded house to clean! I have no idea what time she is coming since she doesn't answer emails that well and when she does, she doesn't always answer my questions like, "What time will you be here so I know when to have Gia nap?"

Anyone else not liking the Christmas commercials this year? A few, very annoying times, I have been watching TV with my kids when a commercial comes on that alludes to the fact that Santa isn't real. The twins are on the cusp of losing their innocence on this one and I don't get why commercials have to go there. The one that caused my kids to grill me the most was a wife thanking her husband for a gift by saying, "Thanks, Santa." Then a big discussion was had when a mom outdid Santa by buying the iPads for her family. The kids wanted to know why Santa didn't know that the mom got those for her family and why did she do that when it's Santa's job to bring the gifts. I should earn some sort of degree or award for answers I pull out of my butt on subjects like this.

I'm trying not to be so negative or sound so angry but I've already discussed the stress that is going on this week. I forgot to mention that Leo is out of town on business so basketball games, summaries, states and capitals tests, and haircuts are on me. I am very surprised that my kids don't leave here every morning with a boot in their behind from me kicking them out the door. Between the fighting, the rushing, and the attitudes, it takes everything in me to stifle the "Get out!" and instead, kiss them on the cheek and say, "Have a great day!"

2 Comments:

At December 2, 2011 at 4:50 AM , Blogger Kendra Mareva said...

The X-mas commercial that gets me shaking my head every time I see it is T-Mobile's "Walking in a 4G wonderland." I mean really? None of the execs in charge of marketing decisions thought that sounded a little too close to, well, you know.

 
At December 2, 2011 at 11:31 AM , Blogger AnnMarie said...

Hahaha! That is hysterical! I haven't seen that or have and wasn't really paying attention. It totally sounds like well, you know. Can't wait until one of the twins hears it and asks what that means.

 

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