Tuesday, March 8, 2011

What the ______?

Ok so Jamie starting using this expression. As in "What the H___? I had a little talk with her about it on the way to school yesterday. I asked her where she got that expression and it turns out her teachers 13 yr old daughter has been hanging out in the afternoons there.

I told her that I didn't think it was a phrase that she should be using as a little girl. She replied that she is now a big girl. I said yes you are getting to be a big girl but are still a little girl. I then told her about all the things that she will be expected to do when she is 13. Like what Mommy?

Oh like dishes every night, sweeping and mopping the floor, homework every night, helping with the laundry and keeping the house straightened. She kept asking what else? Like she was looking forward to all those chores.

Maybe time to assign her some real chores?

Think she is ready to start manning the new Shark mop we just got?

No...not yet, soon enough she will be expected to do her share. Maybe we will start smaller. (Besides I kind of like using my new mop!, I know what a dork!)

Do they make a child size broom and dustpan set I wonder?


Cinda said...

Ander and I had a discussion today that if he keeps acting like he is the boss he is going to have to get a job. I have been having him set the table most nights, and he has been doing some dusting. It's not perfect, but hey, it's one less thing I have to do ;-)

The Lovely One said...

They for sure have a child size broom and dust pan! Bug has one, we got it at Toys R us.