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You Showed Me!

Apr 29, 2010 Uncategorized 9 comments

I can’t remember why Brandt was mad, but here’s the conversation:

Brandt:  I’m mad at you mom!

Me:  It’s dinner time. Come eat.

Brandt:  I’m NOT eating!

Me:  Fine. Come watch the rest of us eat, because it’s dinnertime and you will sit with us.

Brandt:  [arms crossed, sending daggers my way, stomps to the table] I’m NOT . . .

Then he saw what was on his plate. He threw me a furious look and tried again.

Brandt:  I’m ONLY eating my fish, and my broccoli, and drinking my drink. That’s ALL I’m eating!

Me:  Okay, Brandt. You win. You just eat that.


9 Responses to “You Showed Me!”

  1. Lol! I love the determination of children. Sorry you had to lose that battle. 🙂

  2. Seriously hilarious! He tried hard to be mad, but Moms are the best… feeding us and taking care of us. You can't beat that 🙂

  3. oh my gosh… I love it.

    I have a little girl JUST like that. oh JUST like that! haha.

    it's so awesome, except when it's not 🙂

  4. Lydia Kang says:

    ha ha. I love the fight you pretend to lose but you actually win. Awesome.

  5. Melanie says:

    and I thought I won the Meanest Mom award! You are truly the winner . . . I mean Brandt is. ; )

    And I need your fish recipe!


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  7. beth says:


    I don't have kids, but I do find that similar arguments work with my high school students… 🙂

  8. He is SSOOO your child! I remember that look well!

  9. Gail says:

    You gotta love kids trying to save face!

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