Why is this such a natural born talent with children? The moment you ever so slightly begin feeling less than 100% they turn on every annoying quality they posess. The worse you feel, the worse they get, its like a 6th sense.
I've been feeling like crap with the flu ever since Friday evening. I haven't been sick in a really, really, really, long time so I guess my body is trying to make up for that by making me feel more miserable than necessary. Saturday C took the boys to a movie and yesterday he took R to work with him, so today is the first day with just them and me. My body is slightly less sore than yesterday but it still hurts everywhere, my fever is gone but my throat still feels like its being sliced with a daggar every time I swallow. My lungs & chest hurt every time I breathe in. And now I keep having pains in my stomach and just generally feel kinda nauseous and crappy.
And what are E & R doing?? Are they being so sweet and loving and taking care of their sick mother. Heeeeeeeck no! They are doubling, no tripling their usual efforts to get to me. All day it is has been one thing after the other. A constant stream of whining, crying, arguing, not listening, "you're SO mean"-ing, laughing at me when I get beyond irritated and yell at them, etc, etc, etc...lather, rinse, repeat. Of course along with that they are also in top "oblivious to punishments" form.
Ya wanna know what's REALLY annoying? 'Course you do! ... I took karate away from them for the day because they can't seem to behave like humans or listen to anything I have to say to save their lives (which they might actually HAVE to do before the end of the day cuz I can't take much more of them!) Now I know that doing so is really only punishing myself because that's one more hour of them being here to plan their takeover. R was upset, but only for about 2 minutes...and E didn't care. So in the end I'm doubling screwing myself, not only are they stuck here with me for that time, but they'll be continuing full force with the bad behavior because they could care less that they are not at karate.
Its really not fair, the universe should not allow for this to happen. It just should not be ok for a mom to feel like crap, have children who behave like warring Brownies on crack (remember the little tiny guys on Willow?), and a ton of laundry and dishes and diapers that need to be washed...all at the same time.
You know that Baby Borrowers show...those teens should have to come live in my house and deal with the mess and the screaming for a few days. To heck with that fancy new house and unrealistic kids crap. My life is perfect birth control!!
I did it!!!
5 years ago