Shannon Stacey

Oh, the drama

My short kid is quite the drama queen. If I were to tell him, “Somebody’s trying to tell you something and maybe if you talk less and listen more, you’d know what’s going on”, he would pull a Scarlet O’Hara and start wailing, “I’ll never talk again! I’m going to my room so you’ll never have to see me again. Maybe I’ll run away from home so you never have to hear my voice ever again!”

Despite knowing I despise it, his flair for melodrama is unsurpassed. Except by my professional peers, some of whom are way too in touch with their inner kindergarteners.

So today’s a good day to get the hell out of the house—it’s warm and we’re going to Build-A-Bear, the bookstore, and we’ll probably stop by a couple of snowmobile/ATV dealerships. It’s time to shut the lid on the laptop and count to ten. Several times. I might even need an abacus.

2 comments to “Oh, the drama”

  1. Charlene
      · March 11th, 2007 at 12:12 pm · Link

    I’ve got one of those, too. Everything is a tragedy. Oh the drama. :roll: I think it’s going to be a lot of fun to get that one into school plays where her talents can be used for good! :popcorn:

  2. Michelle
      · March 11th, 2007 at 12:56 pm · Link

    I’ve got one too. She’s only just 5 right now and I think it must be the age as I remember my older child being a bit similar at this age. Maybe I just have dramatic children. Oh no, I still have one under 1! I don’t think can go through any more of this :crazy: Of course, build-a-bear might be the solution for me to stay sane as well. Hmmm, I think I’ll go look up their number.

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