Thou Shalt Not Use Foul Language

February 17th, 2013 at 5:12 pm by Mark
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It’s tough not cursing around the kids, but somehow, I’ve managed! If anyone, regardless of who it was, ever managed to let something slip out, the three-year-old would always chastise them with, “Ahh-aww! You said a word!” Of course, she also learned to lie that her brothers and sisters said something — when they didn’t — just so she could steal whatever they were playing with while they were busy being in trouble, but that’s another story…

The five-year-old proudly announced, ”I don’t have to go school on Monday because it’s President’s Day! Tomorrow is Monday!” Since he’s been in Kindergarten and we’ve already been through Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Inauguration Day and Groundhog Day, and he understood what all of those were, I decided to ask him, ”And what happens on President’s Day?” His head cocked sideways as he thought about it for a moment. But suddenly, you could see the lightbulb go off in his head. He looked like he was about to explode!  Excitedly, he explained, ”That’s when the President comes outside, and if he sees his shadow, then we have four more years of Bullshit!” Ya know ... I really hated giving him that spanking... *shakes head*


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