a more recent note, there must be chaos in the air because when I was
trying to pay for my 11 year old ds's haircut yesterday, my four year old ds
decided to grab a couple of bottles of shampoo and roll them up into the
hair cutting area, where several people were receiving their haircuts.
When I saw him, the lady taking my payment said that my card didn't go
through. I was like "what? I've got plenty of money in the bank." She
looked at me, not doing anything. In the meantime, my 11 year old
attempted to redirect my four year old by chasing him through the
establishment. I threw my Discover card on the counter, leaving to go
manage the situation. By the time I got to them, limping along after
them as quickly as i could because I'm recovering from a ruptured disc,
my older son was holding my four year old upsidedown, both laughing
wildly, being completely disruptive, unbeknownst to themselves.. By the
time I wrangled them back to the payment counter, the lady said that
they didn't take Discover. I was like "what?". I asked her to try my
bank card again. It just wasn't going through. Meanwhile, my four year
old began rolling shampoo bottles up into the hair cutting area again.
Luckily I had cash in the car, so I gathered up the wolf pups and went
to the car, sending my older son back in with a cash payment. I'm
gasping for air just writing this. Please share your chaotic mommy and child moments here. It's rainy up in Maine, and laughter is the best medicine.