Shannon Stacey

Little lambs eat…short kids?

The following conversation took place last night between the hours of…before supper:

Dad: You need to stop sneaking in my bed. You have your own bed. Stay in it.

Short kid: But I have bad dweeeeeams!

Dad: Well, cut it out.

Mom: Umm…

Dad: You know there are no such thing as ghosts or monsters.

Mom: (trying) Umm….

Short Kid: I know! But the goat chases me around, and the sheep knocks me down and says BAAAAA really loud!

Mom: Is this where you tell him there are no such thing as farm animals?

Dad: He gets this from your side of the family.

7 comments to “Little lambs eat…short kids?”

  1. Krista
      · October 13th, 2005 at 12:05 pm · Link

    That’s too funny! :lmao:

  2. Dee
      · October 13th, 2005 at 12:32 pm · Link


    Why do children regularly ruin perfectly sound arguments with crystal clear logic?? And they never know it.

    Too funny!

  3. Beth Ciotta
      · October 13th, 2005 at 1:21 pm · Link

    OMG Love that story. Men are always so logical. Sometimes annoyingly so. I don’t like dreaming about scary things either. :devil: I wish I could just “Stop it.” :doh: Hugs to the short kid! :hide:

  4. Jaci Burton
      · October 13th, 2005 at 3:41 pm · Link

    How could you avoid calling your husband a dumbass throughout that convo, Shan? I thought you used amazing restraint :rofl:

  5. AngieW
      · October 14th, 2005 at 8:59 am · Link

    Ahahaha @ Stu ;)

    Now, just out of curiosity, why is Liam having nightmares about farm animals?

  6. Shannon
      · October 14th, 2005 at 10:20 am · Link

    I was calling him a dumbass on the inside. :nod:

    And I’m not sure why he has nightmares about farm animals. A couple of months ago, he had a really bad dream about a sheep leaping out from under the popup to attack him, and it started there, I think.

    But what disturbs me about his dreams the most is that he always says that his dad and I and his brother make it into the camper/house/whatever and close the door, leaving him to the sheep/goat/other petting zoo denizen. I don’t think he’s feeling the love, and it makes me want to lay him out on the couch and analyze the child.

    I also figured out that, while he may still be having bad dreams, he was waking up in the night and coming to our bed looking for warmth, not company. His room is on his brother’s thermostat, whose room gets sun through the entire day so it hadn’t been turned up. I think the munchkin was waking up cold and coming to hog our body heat. :doh:

  7. Gabriele
      · October 14th, 2005 at 5:34 pm · Link

    Hm, so it’s either an additional heater in short kid’s room or goodbye to your sex life. :wink:

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