Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Can Someone Get me Some Wine With This Whine?

Little Brat has an ear infection. Whooo. Big whoop. Ya, I heard y'all say that. I know. At least 99% of the earth's kid population has at least one ear infected at any given time. Big Brat had them all the time. Had one again last week. But, Little Brat isn't like other kids. She doesn't get sick.

This is a child who has, I kid you not, thrown up only twice in her life. I have friends that don't consider it a full day unless at least one of their kids puked. In Little Brat's whole entire 5 years and 10 months on this planet, she has only upchucked two times. And she managed to hit a nice, safe lino floor both time. What a kid.

But, now she has an ear infection. And how, oh HOW do I know she has an ear infection??? Why, she told me, of course. She told me when it started hurting......and 10 seconds later....and again in another 10 seconds....oh look, she just told me AGAIN. It's all started to blur together, really.

Over the last TWO DAMN DAYS.


And so on.

BUT.....just to make my life OH SO MUCH more fun, she's not just whining about her ear. She's whining about EVERYTHING. EVERYTHING. No, seriously, EVERYTHING.


I'm not kidding. I'm typing this as she talks. It doesn't stop. And it's the MOST ANNOYING VOICE EVER!

And, contrary to her insistence that she is OH SO sleepy, she doesn't stop moving. At all. Nice kids who love their mommies at least have the decency to get lethargic when sick. Not mine. OH NO. She needs to run arount the house with a 104 fever and WHINE about whatever she happens to be doing while running around.




Anonymous Anonymous said...


GREAT to hear from you again.

Hang in there. Kids will be your best of times and your worst of times.

Don't worry about complaining. We just want to hear from you!!

February 21, 2008 at 6:40 AM  
Blogger .:Cris:. said...

YAY, a new post!

Sorry the kiddo is sick and wont let you forget it... when she's all better, return the favor *giggle*

February 23, 2008 at 9:11 AM  
Blogger craftsrecipesandmore said...

sorry to see you haven't been on my friend-I have just restarted my blog-new one though=- Hope to chat later-Barb

October 17, 2008 at 11:23 AM  
Blogger Gail said...

I love your humor or is that desperation I hear??
Hang in there, they will be grown and gone before you know it...then they reproduce!

October 18, 2008 at 4:50 PM  
Blogger Beyond All Measure said...

Great post.... too funny (sorry you're having a hard time!) I love your writing.

I had to laugh cause I have a whiner too!

Only mine does that even when he's not sick.


October 26, 2009 at 7:17 AM  
Blogger Nichole D. said...

Hope all is well over in Chez Tara. Miss your blogging!

October 26, 2009 at 9:08 PM  
Blogger Thea said...

Missing your blogging by the bucket loads...

January 6, 2010 at 12:28 PM  

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