Thursday, August 30, 2007

The Milk of Human Kindness

I've been missing out on points because I'm been shuffling off my childcare duties to anyone who will take them, but tonight! Ah! A point! At supper, Will was vigorously eating pieces of grilled pork chops--without a fork, I might add. Little barbarians that we have around here. Anyway, he bit his finger when he bit down on the pork. He bit it so hard that he drew blood. Tears, drama! No ice, he screams! No ice! Then he starts shouting out "Ow! Ow! Ow! Ow! Ow!" over and over. And it sounded so funny the way he said it that I started to laugh. I did manage to cover my mouth and turn away so that he wouldn't see, although I'm not certain my oldest son didn't catch me. I know my husband did. But then again, he was covering his mouth while he was laughing too.


Joy, of course said...

Ging, I say yes you do get a point for laughing at your childs pain since I got a point for photographing mine. You would even have gotten two points if you managed to do it to his face.

karen said...

Certainly a point for laughing at your gruesomely injured offspring, and an extra point if you or GBM snarfed pork while attempting to conceal your horrible parenting. ;)

Kicking N. Screaming said...

I just watched most of 300, which I found largely boring and filled with pro-democratic-underdog platitudes but despite my distate for the lauded film this post has reminded me...we're no Spartans. A Spartan mama probably would've pitched her wee one off a cliff for crying over some spilled blood. A Spartan mama would win this monthly challege every time.