I just read a new parenting blog that I found myself absolutely in tears over – laughing, that is! After reading the first few paragraphs, I think you’ll find yourself doing the same thing! Enjoy!
Did We Forget Something?
It’s Friday, our daughter Larkin’s first birthday. Molly’s home from work, we’re racing around getting ready to drive to her mother’s for a little party. All afternoon I’ve been in typical stay-at-home-dad mode, paying bills, finishing some work, making phone calls, playing with the Lark. Now it’s almost 5, and guess what, we’re running late.
It’s the usual madness. Pack up Larkin’s food, get the birthday cake out to the car, find the camera (a photo of her in a party hat? — priceless!) And where are those bills I put out for mailing? And do we have more diapers? All we’re trying to do is leave, but you’d think we were launching the space shuttle. Meanwhile, Larkin bangs away at her Exersaucer, broadcasting the little duck-and-dog sounds and melodies that have colonized our minds for months.
Finally we stand by the back door and catch our breath, ready to go. “Did we forget anything?” Molly asks.
“Sex,” I say.
“Huh?” She looks around.
“Sex,” I repeat. “We forgot sex.”
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