5 January 2012

Parenting in 2012 ...


Me: "Right guys. What do you fancy doing today?"

Blondie Son: "I know.  How about I try and play Xbox for 10 hours straight without vomiting?"

Me: "NOOOOOOOOOOO!"

There was a twinkle in his eye but I swear he meant it.

Hx

15 comments:

  1. I am sorry but that made me laugh out loud :-) x

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  2. too too familiar for me I'm afraid.
    Me: 'anyone want to get out the paint by numbers?'

    Tumbleweed

    Oh well, at least I get control of the TV dibber
    fee x

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  3. My middle son's standard response to questions like that is: 'I want to poo on mummy's head'. Vomit? Poo? Maybe it's a boy thing...
    Emily x

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  4. That did make me laugh!

    Lou x x x

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  5. Lol - my five year old asked for the iPod to play games yesterday, while waiting for her dinner to cool down... 'Erm, no. You can talk to me." ...

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  6. Just 10 hours - what a wimp ;) *joking*

    Am sure when my 2 returned to school on Wednesday their hands suffered from gadget withdrawl symptoms!! I think calculators had to become game controller substitutes!!

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  7. Thats so funny my son is the same honestly he would only come off his xbox for food if he could xx

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  8. I think your post title is really appropriate! It is a new day & age. Your newest follower, Laura

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  9. Great post - made me laugh out loud and boy can I relate! My son is such a moaning myrtle somedays...

    Hang in there hon!

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  10. I'm jealous, cannae do anything for a solid ten hours except sleep!
    My two are on the PS3 as I write, hogging the telly, AGAIN!! Back to school on Monday. Yay!!!
    X

    P.s if that dog chasing deer thing had the owner shouting after it a lot, I saw it on something (9 out of 10 cats maybe?)and I did laugh and laugh, that bloke was funny.

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  11. I have done that! Lol! I wish I had 10 hours sparre nowdays!
    I'm a bit late in popping over to wish a very Happy New Year to you and your family, I hope 2012 is kind to you and that you get all you could possibly wish for xxx

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  12. Happy New Year! I laughed out loud - it touched a chord with me too. Ruth would spend every waking moment on some form of computer gadget if I let her!
    Btw, I am hoping my boredom with crochet is only temporary as I am half way through a blanket, but I think a change is as good as a rest, so I'm all for the knitting at the mo!! XX

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  13. I'm impressed that you asked them what they wanted to do. I don't think I've ever done that, I always have my own personal agenda for the day.

    so glad you enjoyed the mince. Quite fancy mince today now you've mentioned it.

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  14. I'm laughing... and remember he'll grow out of it! ;-) Make that your mantra for the next few years. It works for me.

    Stephanie

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