Sunday, December 20, 2009

A snowy morning

11:00 Begin to get Jack ready to play in snow
11:02 Shirt
11:10 Pants
11:14 Socks
11:15 Second pair of socks
11:20 Snowpants
11:25 Boots
11:30 Coat and hat
11:33 Scarf
11:34 No wait, the other scarf
11:36 Head carefully downstairs
11:38 Smear on protective Vaseline
11:40 Force on mittens and send him outside
11:41 Head back upstairs to get Nora ready
11:42 Second pair of pants on Nora
11:43 Second shirt on Nora
11:44 Ergo
11:48 My boots, coat, hat
11:50 OUTSIDE!

11:51 Jack is cold.
11:52 Disrobe.
12:00 Hot cocoa.


Anonymous said...

This is remarkably similar to our day yesterday. 30 minutes of prep for 4 minutes of fun. Hey wait, that's not unlike sex, is it?? :)

Becca said...

HA Shelly!!!

That sounds about right. It's the opposite for us-- in the summer it takes an hour to get everyone to go into the pool and then someone gets splashed in the face and wants to go home and eat Goldfish.

Heather R said...

I am exhausted just reading this. It is so true.