Oh boy! (otherwise known as the blue toile incident)

I like a challenge.

Good to have new adventures to keep me on my toes.

Some might think I make stuff up…

I do – but only the stuff that sounds like wise advice.

Kid stories?  Total gospel every.time.

We had friends over to play the other day.

Often the favorite thing is our dramatic play closet…cool.

Much giggling precedes a parade up to the porch to show an outfit.

MC  it seems…is all decked out in a blue toile dress…holding a baby in a matching dress.

This is adorable…my baby boy would make a beautiful girl, mohawk and all.

Here is the thing…he didn’t want to take it off…I asked…he said nope it was pretty comfortable.

Friends go home…now we are out front…MC is riding his dirt bike in the blue toile dress.

I think this is fine…it is just…there are these phrases coming out of my mouth that feel so odd…

“MC, put your dress down, you shouldn’t show your underwear.”

“BB, give MC the ribbon tie back for the dress.”

My kids get to be whom ever they are…period.

Society and rules and norms can take a jump…however…

Mr. Z was not cool with this. 

not at all.

so

I say, “Hey MC, here’s the thing…some of the dramatic  play costumes aren’t very washable, so perhaps we should just wear them in the house?”

He says, “Oh man!  I didn’t know this was a costume, I thought it was CNN’s!  I wiped my nose on it Mom!”

I don’t really know where this little story goes from here.

The blue toile dress went in the laundry.

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About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much
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