Saturday, February 20, 2010

The Tales of John

The other day we were all in the car and Hans and I were having a discussion.  John must have thought that we were fighting because he started saying, "Guys, guys we have to work together.  We're on the same team." 

Yesterday, John was in timeout (Yes, again.  I promise this kid does not spend all day every day in his room) and wanted to know if he could come out.  I asked him if he could be a big boy and listen and he sighed and said, "I suppose so."

Often times, when John has had  a bad day, he will curl up next to me at night and say "Sorry Mom.  Sorry you got so mad at me today."  I always laughed when he said this because it was like he was saying, "Sorry you get so bent out of shape about everything.  And sorry you have a problem with me screaming, hitting my brother and throwing fits."  But I realized that he is really telling me he is sorry.  His conscience is bothering him.  The other day he had gotten scolded a few times, but I wouldn't have called it a bad day.  That night he came into my room, snuggled next to me and said, "Sorry Mom.  Sorry you got so mad at me today...over and over again."  It just melted my heart.

And last, but most certainly not least, Hans and I were just discussing that fact that there has to be a contractor support group for all the men who have done work on our home.  John loves meeting new people and will often times sneak away to go watch them and ask TONS of questions.  The funniest thing however is that every contractor that has been in our home has seen John streaking through the house.  John often times comes out of the bathroom with out any clothes.  By the guys' reactions, you can immediately tell who has kids and who does not.

1 comment:

The Simpsons said...

So stinkin' cute....I LOVE it!!!!

My girls have a hard time telling the difference between an discussion and an argument,too, and they always try to get in the middle. Too funny! :)