January 15, 2015

Out of the mouths of babes

We have had kids down for the count for what seems like a month!  Cruz has spent the most time at home.  Fortunately, Anthony is off during the week and I'm off on the weekends, so that leaves us with only 2 days not covered.  Those days home with dad are.....we will call them "different" than with mom.  It's what you would expect - naps, TV watching, video games, and the little crazy stories we hear from time-to-time, like the one at the dinner table last night.

I was half paying attention to what Cruz was saying. I think I was in the middle of a conversation with Anthony.  Then, something odd caught my ear.  He was talking about someone smoking.  This can't be good.  So, I listen.

Cruz proceeds to tell us about watching football on TV while they were supposed to be napping.  "This guy was smoking a taquito".  Whhhhhhat?  At this point, I have NO clue where this one is going.  I'm concerned, upset, curious...........

We begin to analyze the situation.  Many questioned followed.

Was it an ad?
Where was dad?
Did they use a lighter?
What did it look like?
Are you SURE it was a taquito?
It was on fire?
Were they cooking the taquito?
What color was it?

Now, I'm really starting to get worried.  We are getting no where.  I asked again, "What did it look like?".  Cruz says it was brown, they poked a hole in one end, shows the size with his hands, and then says they lit it.

Logic should have told me to assess the situation a little better before I really concentrated on the word taquito.  I mean, what else would a cigar look like to a 6 year old?!

Don't worry Ma!  It's only a taquito!


June 3, 2014

This kid

   Cruz has been sitting on this stump every day he swims. Sometimes as long as 30 minutes. He just sits there and plays with a twig or sings to himself.  He's in his own little world and seems very content.

  I watch him in amazement because, to be honest,  I don't have much patience with him lately.  He's become my most active and impatient child.  It's draining and being an unemployed stay - at - home Mom doesn't help.

  Ryan burst my bubble this morning.  I was able to watch Cruz from the kitchen window and see his calmness.  Ryan started laughing,  "Mom, do you know why he sits there?  It's because he gets out of the pool and the dirt is too hot on his feet so he waits until he gets enough courage up to walk on it."

Seriously? I liked my input better! Lol

June 2, 2014

Never trust a giggly 5 year old boy

Ugh!  I just can't believe this one happened.

For some reason boys and side yards never mix.  I've caught them all (big ones included) peeing there.  Is that like a dog marking is spot? Is always the side yard.  No matter where I've lived.

Cruz was running around the backyard with Kaya after he got out of the pool. That's normal.  What isn't normal is the giggling little boy that came around the corner.

"Cruz, why are you laughing? "

He can barely spit this out,  "I went potty outside" (points to dreaded side yard)

"Stop there! What did you do?!"

"Kaya ran in front of me. I peed on her.....just a little.   Not a lot"

I called Kaya over, and well,  it's safe to say she got bath tonight. :/

Ugh! Boys!