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WWYD? protocol

my 2 kids + 1 neighbor friend have been playing outside (chalk, hopscotch, etc) for a looooooooong time. I decide to surprise them w/ Drumstick ice cream cones, I have 3 left in the box. I bring them outside (clearly visible in my hands for all to see) and to my surprise there had been a 2nd friend w/ them the entire time, out of my line of sight and my husband (near them mowing lawn) didn't mention. I do not have enough for all 4 super sweet kids and they're ALL wide eyed and smiling at me, excited as can be. What is a non socially anxious Mom supposed to do next?

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hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 9:45 PM on Jul. 24, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • The 2 guests each get an icecream, and my kids share one.
    musicmaker

    Answer by musicmaker at 9:48 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • agree with musicmaker. the guests each get one and kids share one.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:55 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • I'd say whoops, sorry, I didn't see ______ and don't have enough, then go put them back in the freezer and find another treat.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 9:58 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • The 2 guests get 1 and your youngest child (or least understanding) gets 1. Then you find another treat for your other child.
    Then slap your dh later.

    Just curious....what DID you do?
    tempsingl3mom

    Answer by tempsingl3mom at 10:33 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • Send your other half to the supermarket really quick for ice cream!
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 10:41 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • what DID i do? froze, panicked, backtracked into kitchen. i felt so bad, handled it *terribly*
    hibbingmom

    Comment by hibbingmom (original poster) at 1:54 AM on Jul. 25, 2013

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