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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Good.

It was hot. Oh so hot.

And I had running list of about a gazillion things I needed to do.

But I had promised just one ride.

We'd been at a birthday party at the zoo and right there next to where the party was is this amusement park that looks like heaven when you're four.

"Come on." I said. "Come on, I'm hot and E's tired."

He was dragging his feet finding just the right ride and here I was rushing him about because of my running list. I had promised just one and he just wanted to choose the best one he could.

We walked around the entire park once. Then twice and by the third time I was wondering if this was a good idea at all.

And then he found the ride he wanted to do. The smile he gave me and the way he patiently waited as we bought his points to do the ride made me realize that rushing him like that makes me feel like a crummy mom.

He was so good.

Even when I wasn't.


Smilin' at Como Town.


The Noodles sandwich card winners are: Comment #5: Gina (picked by random.org) and the other winner I picked myself because I loved her comment and idea, Kim. She said her and her family have given up eating out all together for the month! I felt like her and her husband deserved a sandwich from Noodles. Email me your addresses and I'll send those off.

3 Comments:

Blogger Gina said...

H looks like he is in 7th heaven on that ride! That smile alone must have made the situation worthwhile.

July 25, 2010 at 8:36 AM  
Anonymous dadio said...

smell the flowers while you can. breath these times in love laugh live......

luv 2 all
dadio

July 25, 2010 at 9:39 AM  
Anonymous Stacy said...

The last time we went to the zoo... Madison rode this ride 3... yes 3 times!
I think it was because she always asked if she can "drive" my car, and 99% of the time I tell her no.
This way, SHE got to drive her own car! :)

Stacy R

July 26, 2010 at 10:23 AM  

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