Today I took Aubrey (4) and Emma (3) to the water park with our bestest friends from Savannah, Georgia. We haven’t seen them in almost two years so it was great to catch up with my friend Gena and to see her two boys. They came in the house to play briefly while we waited for the water park to open.
On our way to the water park the conversation went something like this:
Aubrey: Momma, those boys WRECKED my room…
Me: They are your FRIENDS, and I think they had some help wrecking your room.
Aubrey: Momma, those boys are so messy.
Me: They are your FRIENDS, Aubrey. Remember?
Aubrey: I think they forgot. Boys forget everything, Momma. Like my Daddy…
Me: What are you talking about?
Aubrey: Daddy’s cell phone. (OK, so it had been missing for a couple of days…Emma found it last night…in the toy box.)
Aubrey: Momma, if those boys don’t clean up my room are you gonna open up a can?
Me: Say, WHO?
Aubrey: IF THOSE BOYS DON’T CLEAN UP MY ROOM ARE YOU GONNA OPEN UP A CAN?
Me: (Um, oops…) I think we can handle it by ourselves….