Monday, February 2, 2009

Something in the air....

Did you all read this post? You know, I was reading what Jen had to say today about her son and a pair of scissors he was returning to her, when I realized it was time to get some clothes for two of my kids in the shower. As I walked into one of the bedrooms, the Wild Child jumps out of the closet. looking very guilty, with a pair of scissors that had been on my dresser less than an hour before. When I had first walked into the room I noticed a ribbon had been cut into confetti. I'm thinking, great another mess to clean-up. That was until I looked in the closet. The little...darling apparently was feeling...creative? Not really sure what triggered this need to be destructive, but she cut up several of My Son's clothes and the Little Jamaican's shoes. My Son's shirts were randomly freed of a left sleeve or a collar or other random nicks and cuts. The Little Jamaican's shoes were disemboweled. Really, that is the only way I can think to describe it. Needless to say, there have been some pretty stiff consequences. Oh, I almost forgot, she also cut her own hair. It's lovely. (not!)

So I say to parents everywhere: There is something in the air. Hide your scissors or forever grieve the losses.

9 comments:

Karen said...

When you said she was in the closet, I thought the worse. I can't believe she actually did that - how horrible! Kids. I'm so sorry.

Jen said...

Oh my! That is terrible. I still have no idea what Hayden was cutting but I am now going to look at all the clothes in his closet. Yes, there totally must be something in the air.

Flea said...

Oh no! I always dreaded the scissors events. Mae was the first one to cut her hair. I called her Nanna, who always cut her hair then, and let Nanna fuss at her. She hung up the phone and went to sit on her bed, like Nanna told her to. That didn't work with my boys.

I'm so sorry. Are y'all going to have services for the disemboweled shoes? Put them in a shoe box and bury them in the back yard when it thaws?

Jess said...

I'm putting mine away now!!!
Thanks for the heads up!! LOL

Krista said...

I can never find my scissors in the first place. Maybe I don't actually own any....wait....I think I can remember owning some at one time. Office supplies and children don't mix.

cat said...

Oh freak, I better do! The hair is the least - it will grow. But the rest, what a loss!

carrielt said...

I'm going to go hide my scissors from Tails and Trixie. You just never know! :)

Nancy said...

Aaah, it is true. My oldest (the one who never does anything bad) cut his sister's hair a few days back. I've been out of bloggerdom due to no internet or computer set up as we try miserably to unpack and finish all the clean up in our new home (ummm, yah, it is the home that was growing marijuana in the basement!). But, loved peaking at your posts quickly while I am here at my mom's for a minute.

orangemily said...

Oh no! Moira has been asking me when she can use scissors, I'm going to go hide mine now!!