Google+

OOOOH NOOOOO!!!!

2

December 20, 2007 by Marj Hatzell

It happened.

Five flippin’ days before Christmas.  A fever.  A child with a Fever.  Bug Boy finally got sick.

This sucks. This is NOT the first Christmas I’ve had a sick child and one of us has had to stay home with them.  In fact, it is usually meeeeeeee sick at Christmas.  ARGH!

To make matters worse, today I am running not one, but TWO HOLIDAY PARTIES at TWO DIFFERENT SCHOOLS.  Lucky for me, my brother is off today. And instead of spending the day doing what he wants (he’s a cop, doesn’t get much time to himself) he is graciously coming here and exposing himself to my child.  Poor Bug Boy is missing his own party!  He sobbed when I told him he was running a fever. At first he refused to stay home.  After about ten minutes of staring at his breakfast and looking like a zombie he whispered, ” I think I should stay home.”

I should have known.  When my kids have two good days in a row that they aren’t melting down from the sound of the fire siren or crying because the macaroni is touching the green beans (it contaminates the macaroni) and they do their homework quickly and without complain, it means they are coming down with something.  If they aren’t using the couch for a trampoline or doing acrobatics off of the knee wall or breakdancing on the kitchen floor FOR TWELVE HOURS STRAIGHT and they are sitting quietly on the couch reading a book or watching tv (they don’t watch it much.  Like, once a week for five minutes) they have to be coming down with something.

Sigh.

2 thoughts on “OOOOH NOOOOO!!!!

  1. MommyBrain says:

    Awwwww! Hopefully five days will be enough time to recover. The “I think I should stay home” comment is just so cute.

  2. cryssyer says:

    Oh my! If Bug Boy is still not 100% on Sunday, bring him anyway. We have comfy couches to lie on. I hope he feels better real soon, though. It really does surprise me that Dino hasn’t been sick AT ALL this year. Excuse me, I have to knock on wood, cross my fingers, and stand on my head so I don’t jinx myself 🙂

Got Stuff to Say? Say Stuff here.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Your Cruise Director

Domestic Goddess

Smile, the world will wonder what you're up to.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Or don't. Whatevs. Just don't make me cry.

Join 1,002 other followers

Stuff I talk about

Stuff I talked about a long time ago

Blog Stat Stuff

  • 350,760 people who want to read my stuff

Copyright stuff

All stuff on this here site Copyright 2004-2014 by Marj Hatzell. Please don't be a dweeb and plagiarize. Remember Santa is watching.

MyFreeCopyright.com Registered & Protected

%d bloggers like this: