The Diary of a Nouveau Soccer Mom: Why we suck as parents, episode 2

Monday, March 10, 2008

Why we suck as parents, episode 2

Remember how we changed the time yesterday? Shaun & I were on the ball. We changed the alarm in our room so we could get up for church and our computers & cells reset automatically.

We did the church thing then came home. We had our neighborhood egg hunt around 3:30 then came back home. I put Ben down for a nap a little after 4. He ended up sleeping till after 6. Shaun called around 6:30 and was on his way home. So I started dinner thinking how awesome it was that he was coming home early.

He got home, we ate, the kids played. Around 8:15, I decided to give them a shower and do their hair. We finished around 9. They asked to watch a show in lieu of reading a book and we agreed.

Then I walked into my study around 9:20 and saw an IM from my mom that she & my dad were heading to bed. "Wow" I think "that is early for them."

And then it hit me. I go back to the living room and ask Shaun "Did you change the clocks in the kitchen?" "No," he says "I thought you did."

We then realized that it was almost 10:30 at night and our children should have been in bed an hour before. Aren't we just parents of the year? :oP

2 comments:

  1. Oh well, you can't be perfect all the time! :-)

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  2. Lol, at least you were organized enough to set MOST of your clocks ahead, we completely forgot here.

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