Little Wife On the Prairie





When you are everything to everyone, well, you had better act like you have it all together.



Tuesday, January 17, 2012

You might be a mom of boys when...


you carry Hot Wheels in your purse.

there is an acceptance of weird smells and an avoidance of knowing the source.

there are always bits of metal and random pieces of trash that show up in the laundry.

you have ever said, "Do I smell smoke?"

you know more about knives than you ever cared to know. 

the question, "Can I get on the roof?" doesn't shock you.

there is giggling coming from the bathroom and you know it's best to stay away.

you closely inspect your toothbrush before you use it. 

you have learned not to look directly at or inhale near dirty underwear.

there is a no wrestling in the living room policy enforced in your home.

your 8-year-old has asked, in all seriousness, "Can I drive?"


you check the oven and the grill for action figures, candles or sticks before you turn them on.

you have ever had to say, "Do not touch that!  It is dead."

the weeds in your alley have been removed by a machete and a samurai sword.

there are arrows stored under your bed.


any electronic gadget that breaks is immediately given over to the discection team.


fist fights are the solution to a problem, not the beginning of one. 

you frequently get the question, "Can we cut this up?" 

you would save money by purchasing tennis shoes in bulk. 

you no longer have to deal with anything gross because your sons are delighted to do it for you.

you always have an audience when changing a poopy diaper because...

poop is always entertaining.

And finally...

you have more love, sweet hugs and messy kisses than you know what to do with and your heart is happy and full! 







7 comments:

jeana said...

100% agree. love the photos with it!

MamaHen said...

I also agree 100%! I have three boys and they are dirty, smelly, and downright delightful! I wouldn't trade them for 30 girls (although I wouldn't trade my girl for 300 boys!) :)

Brandon and April said...

you have cute boys!! salem is sitting in my lap looking at these pictures...and even at 2 they know what a gun is for. he saw the picture and said, "ohhhhhh. I shoot thing!" boys are so fun!

Anonymous said...

So enjoyed the statements and the pics!!! I grew up with two brothers - your words brought back sooo many memories. :)

Anonymous said...

BTW - anonymous above is Dennis Brown. Haven't done this before and didn't know what to do.

Bethany in mid-MO said...

Found you through your comment on Mama Hen's blog.
LOVE this post. I have 4 boys. You cracked me up!

Bethany

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