Have I mentioned…

9 June, 2011
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…that there’s a reason people customarily have young children in their twenties and thirties?

We’ve had the Js since Tuesday night, and it’s been a blast. But the old bod is paying for it, oh my, my, my…

Back in the saddle again tomorrow!


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9 June, 2011 9:54 am

Have you taught them to tap dance yet?
The trick is to wear them out before they wear you out. Put on some music, glue some metal bottle caps on their shoes and show ’em a coupla moves.

Some friendly advice from a person who does not have grandchildren. Dontcha love it?

He he he :)


9 June, 2011 10:11 am

I feel your pain. Max spent the night Sunday night and last night. Dear God I am old! I love him to death, but I did not shed a tear as he left this morning. I am Barneyed and Elmoed out!


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9 June, 2011 1:52 pm

My turn! I got my two angels this morning and will have them just one night. I brought them home and suddenly didn’t know how to get 2 little ones and all their stuff into the house without leaving a kid in the car alone, or a kid in the house unsupervised. We’ve blown bubbles, played games, read books, made music on the computer, played peek a boo, had lunch, put one down for a nap (successfully by the way), danced and played with water balloons and they’ve only been here about 4 hours. When my oldest were the same… Read more »

9 June, 2011 8:11 pm

Being the old guy that I am, and the grandfather of eleven, I’ve experienced the joyous fatigue which you are also experiencing right now. Through the years, we’ve cared for young grandchildren for several days, were so exhausted that we thought we’d never be able to move the old bods again. I have a five year old grandson in Indiana who is “grandpa’s boy.” That means his one mission, though unintential on his part, is to wear me out. Mission accomplished! But, what a joy he is, as is true of all of our grandchildren. And, incidently, I recuperated and… Read more »