Friday, September 17, 2010

Its a Field Trip

About a month ago I agreed to go to Lagoon with the BF and his kids when his company had there Lagoon Day. Had I known what I was getting myself into I would have said HELL TO THE NO!!!!!!! But you see I don’t have kids so I didn’t realize what a monstrous mistake I was making by saying yes.

Even though we haven’t left for Lagoon yet I already know what’s going to happen: tears, sticky hands and sunburns. I know this because last weekend the "cute" little town I live in celebrated their annual Peach Days Festival and Te BF and I decided to take his kids. They have a 2 hour long parade, booths with all sorts of stuff for sale, yummy food and yes a carnival of rides.

Last Saturday we got up early and went to the parade and then spent 9 hours at the carnival going from ride to ride. Some people will think that it was a good day and that the kids had fun...so right on!!!! But in my opinion it was a horrible day of chasing children, running to the port-a-potty and sticky feet (The BFs daughter spilled her soda on my feet). This was not my idea of a successful day all I wanted to do was find a nice shady piece of grass and take a nap. But I didn’t!!! I didn’t even complain about it at all not even when the soda spilled all day my leg and on my feet. I was a trooper and smiled and laughed even though I wanted to find the nearest cliff and walk off of it. But now that we are going on another field trip I really think I am at the end of my rope.

I really think I am too old for this kind of behavior. I can’t be chasing the kids all over a carnival or amusement park. This is for people in their 20s. I want to have kids in my life that you give money to and say meet back here in 3 hours. To me that would be an awesome way to spend the day. But the kids in my life are too young for that, so you can imagine how I am not looking forward to being dragged all over an amusement park with the BF and 2 kids.

Okay I don’t really think I am to old I just think its a lot of hard work to do when your the girlfriend. This is more like step-mom things to do. But that is a whole other can of worms we are not opening this week.

5 comments:

  1. No you are right you are to old.

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  2. Must be serious to keep on smiling! :D So, when you head to Lagoon, don't forget the baby wipes (at least any stickiness will be cured quickly).

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  3. here here. Don't forget the wipes! Those things are lifesavers!

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  4. Now, see, you're lucky to have friends that have kids! I wouldn't have EVER thought of baby wipes! It will be ok. You survived the carnival, you will survive Lagoon. Think of it as a character building exercise...not that you aren't already a character. Maybe the BF & kids need character building. :) Hang in there. You'll be a great step-mom someday. :)

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  5. Terri your funny I am sharing that comment with the BF. He will love the part about being a step-mom. And luckily the baby wipes were not needed but I am keeping them handy just in case.

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