The Tooth Fairy is Out of The Bag

8 Jun

Yesterday Peter lost a tooth. Yesterday I was also exhausted from a long day at work and guess what I forgot? I’m rushing to get ready this morning and I hear Peter sadly say “Mom the tooth fairy didn’t come”. Oh shit. I’m already running late and frazzled so instead of making something up like I’ve done so many times I said “I’m really sorry buddy. I have a confession to make. I’m the tooth fairy. I forgot. I was so tired last night”. He thought for a second and said “That’s ok mom” and gave me a hug. Then he went off to start packing his lunch. I heard him discussing his newfound knowledge with his sister when he said “Wait a minute…does that mean MOM goes to everyone’s houses and takes their teeth?!?!”


Let Me Smell Your Hair

30 May

The other night I told the kids they both needed to have a shower. Charlotte went first and then a few minutes later I heard her talking to Peter “Did you shower already? That was really fast- let me smell your hair!” 🤣

For the record he DID actually shower and his hair smelled very good.

Mustard Sandwiches

3 Oct

On our way for supper in the field Dean asked Peter how his day at school had been. Peter said it was good except that he forgot to bring his lunch kit home. Dean said that it could have been worse – he could have forgotten to take his lunch to school. Charlotte said if that happened he would probably get a lunch from the school. She said “I forgot my lunch once and I got one from the school. They would probably give you a yogurt tube and a mustard sandwich.”

” A mustard sandwich??” we all asked. Not only does that sound bizarre but Charlotte HATES mustard. “Was mustard the only thing in it?” I asked.

“Well there was ham too” she replied.

The tooth fairy is broke?

28 Apr

So the tooth fairy must have been pretty busy last night, because when we woke Peter up this morning he was devastated to discover the tooth fairy hadn’t come (after finally losing a tooth that’s been bugging Dean for months). Whooops. Dean told  him maybe it was because he left his tooth on his dresser and didn’t put it under his pillow. So while Peter ate breakfast I was scrambling to find change and cut out a “Tooth Fairy Receipt” (it’s a cute idea until your kid loses a tooth and you can’t find the damn things).  I snuck into Peter’s room and took the bag with the tooth (and money??) and replaced it with the receipt and some money and then told him to look. So he ran into his room and found the money and was pretty excited. Then he said” She took the money too!” so I asked “Why did you leave the tooth fairy money?” (20 cents) and he replied, “Because I don’t  want her to be broke!” .  Then he picked up the bag with his money and said “Maybe the next time I lose a tooth I’ll give her back this money!”

Watch me sleep

20 Feb

We’re visiting the in laws in Arizona but heading home tomorrow. Deans mom was tucking Peter in and said “it’s going to be quite a few sleeps until I get to see you again” and Peter replied, “well, if you want you can stay up all night and look at me”

Stomach Bugs

24 Jan

For a few says Charlotte was having stomach cramps on and off and after missing a couple of days of school Dean took her to the Doctor. He said that it was just a stomach virus aka stomach bug. When Peter came home he asked her how she was and she said that she was ok – the doctor just said she had a “stomach bug”. “Really??” Peter said. “Did you see it on an Xray?”

Rememberance Day

19 Nov

I was showing my husband a video from the kids school Rememberance Day ceremony because Charlotte’s class sang a song at it. Peter was sitting with us watching and said “Thats the day the soldiers were at our school”. 

“Oh there were soldiers there?” I asked.

“Yah, they were vegetarians” he replied. 😂