Dear Santa standing on Main Street, PDF Print E-mail
Written by OHmommy   
Saturday, 03 December 2011 22:09

Early this Saturday morning I got a glimpse of my four-year old as a teenager. I did not enjoy the foreshadowing. She cried "life is so unfair" (winter jackets in December - the horror!) and covered her face every time I verbally threw a threat her way. "You are the meanest person I ever did know." Defeated I drove in silence waiting for some divine intervention to help me survive another day of motherhood.

 

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First came a boy, second came a girl, third came a wild banshee.

 

And there you were, standing next to an over sized feline wearing a Santa hat, ringing your bell on Main Street advertising a tree sale.

 

We were your ideal customers who not only needed a Christmas tree but who also desperately needed some magic to cure the massive meltdown of a tantrum.

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Naughty preschooler from a tree-less home.

 

I'm so sorry about your beard. We all know it's real now - the preschooler has watched way too many Christmas movies on the Hallmark TV channel to know how to weed out the fake Santas.

 

Signed,

Proud owner of a new over-priced Christmas tree, mother of a precocious preschooler now on her best behavior and happy Mama singing "It's the Most Wonderful Time of Year".

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 December 2011 00:26
 

Comments  

 
# Carrie Hawk 2011-12-04 06:31
CVWL Santa suit - glad it survived your children to see another day.
 
 
# dysfunctional mom 2011-12-04 08:46
I love love love this: "First came a boy, second came a girl, third came a wild banshee." I am the baby of that same family order/combo and the mother of that same family order/combo. I get it. ;) The drama of girls...nothing like it!
Merry Christmas to you all. xoxo
 
 
# amy 2011-12-04 08:47
Ah the joy of 4 going on 15. Aren't girls wonderful and how did our mothers do it with us.
ps your tree looked beautiful
 
 
# allison 2011-12-05 09:26
that first photo is priceless.
 
 
# Ryan - TWM 2011-12-05 10:46
I too had a youngen who was acting like a moody teenager this weekend. IRL? She's five.

Let's just say I'm not looking forward to the REAL fifteen. Yowsa.
 
 
# DE Heather 2011-12-05 10:49
Feenie is just doing her part to A)prepare you for what's to come and B) weed out all the fake Santa's of the world
 

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Pauline Karwowski.

Is a self proclaimed globe trotting, minivan driving, SAHM stiletto ho.

Happily married mother to 3 Cleveland natives: Jay the son, Lola the daughter, and Fifi the banshee.

Now in Chicago, IL.

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