Parenting Confessional – Part 3

1. On Monday, Wito’s lunch consisted of some Cheerios and string cheese because I wanted to eat HIS beloved leftovers from a Mexican restaurant the night before.

2. I get secretly pissed when he announces that he doesn’t like the song playing in my car. I HAVE STELLAR TASTE IN MUSIC, KID. ONE DAY YOU WILL REALIZE THAT.

3. Wito calls cereal bars (Nutri-Grain bars and such) “handlebars”. I know I am supposed to correct him, but there is nothing cuter than a kid asking for a strawberry handlebar. Carry on, son!

4. If I’m looking like a disheveled mess and/or hobo and need to run errands, I prefer to take Wito so that strangers will assume I look this way from being an overworked parent. Truth is, I probably spent all of my primping time reading Harper’s Bazaar and rearranging my shoe collection.

  1. Kerri Anne

    May 22, 2009 at 11:06 am

    I’m pretty sure I subsisted entirely on Cheerios and string cheese all throughout elementary school.

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  2. Robin

    May 22, 2009 at 11:32 am

    My son calls granola bars “gorilla bars.” I don’t correct him either.

    I’m always sad when my kids start pronouncing words correctly. I almost died when my two year old started properly calling her stuffed kanga roo “kanga roo.” Before that it was kiddly woo. :(

  3. katie

    May 23, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    My son calls them “canola” bars and we totally don’t correct him, because it’s kind of awesome :)

  4. ali

    May 24, 2009 at 9:38 am

    i cannot bring myself to correct the mistakes. they are just too cute. i don’t know if anything ISabella says can beat handlebars, though ;)

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  5. Anonymous New York

    May 24, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    I love when kids mispronounce things. So cute! My brother called grapes “beeps” and Raisin Bran “ram ram.” I called pretzels “peetatoos.” We still don’t know where I got that one.

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  6. zizi

    May 25, 2009 at 10:50 am

    Thanks to Whoorl, we still say flever for fever.

  7. Undomestic Diva

    May 25, 2009 at 12:51 pm

    My 4 year old uses the word “bastard” regularly as a term of endearment towards his brothers. I should really consider trying to put an end to it being that I just signed him up for holy rollin’ Christian preschool in the Fall, but eh, I have all summer right?

  8. Aimee Greeblemonkey

    May 25, 2009 at 7:43 pm

    1, 2 = me.
    3 = skabetty.
    4 = me too except I am fucking around on the internet.

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  9. mariah

    May 29, 2009 at 2:30 pm

    Hi, I’m new here and just wanted to say ‘handlebars’ is the cutest and I look like crap most days and my youngest is 10 so I don’t know who to blame it on

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