Ok the washing machine is done, the cats food is empty and while I’m there might as well find a frozen pizza for lunch…I think there’s one in the deep freezer.
The afternoon rush had begun, Little Fairy was back from nursery, and currently half undressed and tutoring Little Madam (newest addition, who is now nearly 3!) how to build a fort with the pillows…
“Get changed then we can have lunch!” Oh maybe make the husband’s lunch while I’m at it, after the afternoon rush hour dies down I’m going to need a nap.
” How does cheese work?”
“No!…” She sighs takes a deep breath and Little Madam carefully enunciates “Ch..ee..sse”
Wth do I say to that, do I explain how it’s made? I don’t know exactly myself…
“Cheese doesn’t ‘work’ it’s food…”
“Yes, but how does it work?”
“It’s bought from the shops and we eat it”
“Yes” she says satisfied, my answer has pleased her, a glow of pride radiates through me.
I turn to see Little Fairy omg your still walking around in tights and a vest!
“How do planes fly?”
Are you *#!?#* kidding me?!?
“I’m not sure ask your Papa he will know. Can you please change!”
But she’s gone I turn back to the task at hand…frozen lunch. Mum of the year award.
Ah I need to buy some fruit, they only eat grapes and strawberries now so I guess the apples, bananas and oranges are all for me.
“What’s for lunch?”
“Pizza and waffles.”
“Is there greens?”
Being judged, I feel it…
” I can make some…”
” No I don’t like greens, no peas no carrots”
“But…” I try to be a responsible adult-
“Greens are good for you, they help you to grow…” hands on hips tights still on now the vest is missing…
“So I’ll make some…”
“No I don’t like them it’s yucky.”
Ok deep breaths and just get on with it, she’s made her point.
” I like fish fingers…” Little Madam back at it.
” It’s pizza today…”
“That’s not fair!” She stomps, folds her arms and pouts. She’s angry but she’s so cute I just want to…
“She always gets what she wants…it’s not fair!!” The volume is rising the situation is getting quite perilous!
“I’m making waffles too!”
“Waffles! My favourite!” All anger gone all smiles and hugs. Ok back to business make the pizza, put out washing, feed cats.
“Can you fix my trousers?” Quickly turn them inside out.
“My dolly wants her pony,” run and get it off the shelf where it’s been for an eternity.
“I need to go poo.”
deal with that..
“Can I have cheese?”
“No–” oh she’s gone
“Have you seen my keys?” No check your pockets. Oh he’s gone too.
“Whose house are we going to today?”
“Not fair…” Happy place happy place.
“Have you changed?”
“I can’t find my dress!” You just threw it down the stairs!!!
“Mama, I love you” as she plants a big wet kiss on my hand don’t cry she will think you’re upset.
“I said it to mama first, your just a copy baby!” Aww she loves me too
“I am not!” Ok moment disappearing fast!
“I love you guys too” thank god you changed!
“Why is lunch not ready yet? you’re taking a 100 years!”