Carrie Leigh (carrie_leigh) wrote,
Carrie Leigh
carrie_leigh

Thing # 489 no one tells you about parenthood:

Your kids inherit your sense of humor. And smart mouth.

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(The family is in my dressing area, and I'm combing the boys hair for school. Ethan is waxing rhapsodic about what he wants to be for Halloween -This process starts in early summer at my house- to the point where Aaron and I are a little eye roll-y about it. Aaron makes eye contact with me in the mirror; he gives me an "I got this" kind of look and interrupts his brother.)

Ethan. But if I'm Indiana Jones again, I want to have his satchel, whip and hat, unless mom can find the Annakin Sywalker from the Clone Wars--

Aaron. If you don't shut up about it, Mom'll make you be a clown.

Ethan. (is distracted for 2 seconds) Ew. (Goes right back into rhapsodizing) Or maybe Commander Rex--

Aaron. (mutters) A clown with a bloody nose it is.

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In other news, Safety patrol is KILLING ME.

Now that's ironic.
Tags: aaron, adventures in parenting, cute kid story, ethan
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