The Challenge: Write twelve 144-word posts revolving around “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” The posts, written daily for 12 days, are to include a different item from the song.
The Instigator: Blogdramedy
The Item for Day 5: Five Gold Rings
The Person trying to get caught up with the Challenge: Me
“Stop playing with your food!” I exclaimed at the dinner table.
I understand boys will be boys, but I get so tired of peas used to cover a few teeth, fingers used to place macaroni on each spoke of the fork, and straws used to blow bubbles in milk.
I try to pick my battles. I do. When we have chicken nuggets for dinner, I no longer fight the battle as the boys make ketchup/chicken nugget sandwiches. And, if they want to wear a chocolate milk mustache, that’s fine. (Though is it asking too much for them to use a napkin to wipe their mouth – not their sleeve?!)
Honestly, a Mom has to draw the line somewhere, right?
“Mom, look!” Charlie says as his raises his hand, donned with onion rings around each of his fingers and thumb. “I am wearing five gold rings!”