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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Computer Wrcer.

I got this from my son on Mother's Day. The one in kindergarten. The one who likes to clean my shower (for his allowance and more sancks).  He's pretty adorkable and I love him a lot. Despite this display of his skills, he's actually changed so much since the beginning of the school year.  Seriously.
But I think I need to ask the teacher to step it up just a bit in the spelling department. 
Let me translate for you:
My name - it's not "Don."   Don makes me think of Don Knots and that kind of creeps me out a little bit.
My age? It's SO off. Like by 10 years. Fine. He's right, but FFS kid, thanks for sharing. 
Oh - re: this age thing, and any number in general? The kid is obsessed with numbers. He memorizes everyone's age, school bus numbers, room numbers, numbers of teeth lost (his and friend's), goals in soccer or hockey. He's always reminding me what the clock says and what time he can get up or has to go to bed. How many days of school they've had and how many are left.  If he's Rainman smart with numbers, I'll be psyched. Numbers jobs are where it's at, people. Accounting, math, engineering. He'll always have a job. 
Which brings me to being a "Computer Wrcer." I've had the pleasure of bringing him to work when he's sick and we have zero kid coverage, and I sit here at my desk typing away. Or adding up numbers with lightening speed on that 10-Key! Accountants RULE! What? We're awesome.
Anyway - so he's seen me at work, and whenever we're at home and I know the boys are zoned out with Noggin or G.I.Joe, I try to do picture projects on the laptop. I tell them I'm working. Shut up, you lie to your kids, too.
Moving on.
"Good driver."  I literally laughed out loud at his take on my driving. So did Mr. Kiss. He then asked our kid if he was blind. 
My favorite food is not pizza, but we get it every Friday night. I'm sort of sad he doesn't remember that I rarely eat it with them - and instead munch rabbit food, but hell - if the kid has memories of Friday Night Pizza and his Momma is sitting there with them, that's OK by me.  Favorite food is grapes, by the way. #wine
He loves me because...I bring him to Sookr. No - this is not another True Blood novel. Not Sookie. He's referring to "soccer" which recently started up again. My kid doesn't love me for all the piggy back rides I give him? Or the pictures I color with him? Or the books we read together? Or for doing his LAUNDRY? Nope. Bringing him to sookr.  I guess he aims low.
At least he got the picture right: pink chubby cheeks, red lips, blue eyes and stringy hair.

If I took a self portrait right now, you'd see he got it just right. And he loves me anyway.


Blogger Diane said...

My youngest did something similar in kindergarten. Now I'm gonna go tear the house apart looking for it!

5/17/11, 11:00 AM  
Blogger Holly Diane said...

that is so cute! Thanks for sharing, it made me smile...

5/17/11, 11:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damn right accountants rule!

5/17/11, 12:58 PM  
Anonymous CDG @ Move Over Mary Poppins! said...

Lady, you are foxy in crayon! I can't wait to meet the real thing.


When I see "Wrcer?"

I think of Worcester.

5/17/11, 1:14 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

It always cracks me up to find out what our kids feel about us (besides all the love, right?)

My son once wrote that my favorite thing to do was "laundry." Wha???

He said, "You do it all the time."

Yep. Totally made sense to him. At least he didn't say "drink wine."

Which would have been more accurate but also embarrassing. Kind of.

Then my daughter drew a picture of me watching TV for her preschool Mother's Day celebration.

A proud moment for sure.

One of many. Which is why I drink wine.

(p.s. for kindergarten, his spelling kicks ass.)

5/17/11, 1:17 PM  
Blogger KLZ said...

spelling things correctly is almost as hard as getting your shoes on the right feet. I still can't do the latter.

5/17/11, 1:22 PM  
Blogger Red Shoes said...

LMBO @ 'adorkable...'

I so love that! ... but don't tell anyone. I have an image to uphold!!


5/17/11, 1:26 PM  
Blogger kim said...

Adorkable really is the bomb. One of my fave words. :) And no, all the good and wonderful things you do will go unnoticed, but those random things get remembered. No pressure there. His spelling is GREAT for kdg, by the way. And after seeing that drawing of you, you're totally outed.

5/17/11, 1:36 PM  
Anonymous Not Winning Mom of the Year said...

Sounds like he really loves his momma, his momma Don that is.

5/17/11, 1:49 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Hee! Very cute. My 8 y.o. son said I waste my life on the computer on one of my Mother's Day things from school. Thanks for calling me out, kid. ;)

5/17/11, 1:50 PM  
Blogger The Zany Housewife said...

I can't wait until my daughter makes something like that.

5/17/11, 1:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh god that was funny. and adorable. Don?? And he loves you because of car service. haha kids are too funny.

5/17/11, 2:02 PM  
Blogger John said...

This really is too cute for words.

Mmmmmm, wine. I need to bring home a box tonight (because I'm #classy).

My kids don't even know what "work" is yet, but I still pull the "I have to be on the computer to work" card with them.

5/17/11, 2:04 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

It is wonderful that he has so many wonderful things to say. My friend got that she walks around the house as her job.

Thank you for your wonderful comment on Shell's post. Each stage and moment holds the opportunity of becoming a memory that may not return. Though there are moments I want to pause forever.

5/17/11, 2:28 PM  
Blogger Kmama said...

My son's class did this too. Buddy is way into numbers as well and he got my age right. His good friend? Did not. He put down that his mom was 95 years old. I almost died.

5/17/11, 2:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Whaaaaaaaaaaa! This is so damn funny! I seriously cannot stop laughing! He's a keeper that boy!

5/17/11, 3:09 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Tuna said...

Is your real name Dawn too? If so, I feel you girlfriend. My husband calls me "Don" after almost 3 decades.

5/17/11, 3:16 PM  
Anonymous Jean Has Been Shopping said...

My, Mommakiss, what big lips you have!
My daughter loves me because I buy her stuff. Sookr sounds better.

5/17/11, 5:01 PM  
Blogger Jessica said...

I have a wonderful comment about those big lips but I think I'll keep it to myself since it's a little dirty...but I'll tell you it's 3 words and the first one starts with D, second S, maybe you can figure out what the last word starts with...

This card is adorable. He loves his MommaKiss alot.

5/17/11, 5:44 PM  
Blogger Evonne said...

That's cute! Do you know how long it took me to figure out what "wrcer" was? Which is surprising because my kindergartner has a sign in our kitchen for...

Hluhoop skoodr ridig kontust

5/17/11, 7:15 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

My son did one of these for me a while ago and I have never laughed so hard. Its fun to see how they see us.

5/17/11, 7:26 PM  
Anonymous strugglingforeverafter said...

So cute! I like the picture.

I got a drowned marigold in candleholder as a pot :-( Pre-school...but she did sign her name!

5/17/11, 8:54 PM  
Anonymous Kimberly said...

STupid pencils not being equipped with autocorrect.

5/17/11, 11:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, momma! What a great gift from your son!

5/18/11, 12:53 AM  
Blogger Poppy said...

Oh Don you are soooo kissable.

5/18/11, 9:51 AM  
Blogger Truthful Mommy said...

I LOVE it! Bella is in Kindergarten and she gave me a very similar sheet.She put my fav food as pizza as well ( but she is right on the money), saidin my free time I like to "compudor", said my favorite day is "Mothers Day: because "Its ol abot hr" DAMN Straight..its the one day its all about me:)...almost.But the icing on top, "What my Mom likes best about being a mother is..." Bella's answer" Whn I Clen" Now that sounds all kinds of slave labor.Gotta go, DCFS is knocking at the door:)XO that's a precious boy you got there!

5/18/11, 3:24 PM  
Blogger Shell said...

This is so cute! Mine got my age right, too. But, I sneaked at the moms' papers who were sitting by me at the kindergarten program- 66 and 72. HA! I'd rather mine get it right!

5/18/11, 7:23 PM  
Blogger DIAPERS in the DESERT said...

Why oh Why has your posts NOT been showing up in my BlogDashboard????? SUPER SUPER glad I saw a tweet of yours today and realized that Blogger Hates me!

5/18/11, 10:43 PM  
Blogger Elena Wollborg said...

I love "computer wrcer" - so cute. I want to be a good driver, too, when I grow up!

5/19/11, 6:36 AM  
Blogger Maggie S. said...

Stopping by from Kmamas. So funny. I have a numbers guy, too. Last night, he counted the gray circles at Target(the are on some but not all of the price stickers on the shelves), 117!!! He's almost 7. Glory.

I'm old, so I am hiding behind that when I ask, What is FFS?

5/19/11, 7:47 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

So sweet, love how they spell when they are little. I don't usually eat the pizza either but it is my favorite food because it means I'm not cooking.

5/19/11, 9:18 AM  
Blogger My Pajama Days said...

Oh this totally tugged at the heart strings - now I just get nasty texts from my daughter with poor grammar and words that aren't really words because I won't let her go home with so-and-so after school. Ugh. Cherish every moment. And I think it is AWESOME that he thinks pizza is your favorite food because he obviously loves Friday Nights.

5/19/11, 11:02 AM  
Anonymous tracy@sellabitmum said...

Finally, I real picture of you..from the front. So fun to finally meet you, Don. xo

P.S. 36 - perhaps you are too young to be my friend. ;)

5/19/11, 11:27 AM  
Blogger Organic Motherhood with Cool Whip said...

You must frame that, Don. It's 100% classic.

5/19/11, 12:18 PM  
Blogger The Random Blogette said...

I can't wait to show everyone the one that my daughter made for me. Let's just say that she was WAY off on the age.

5/19/11, 12:50 PM  
Blogger tulpen said...

Owen made me a Mother's Day card at school.

"Thank you Mommy for watching TV with me."

Mother of the fucking year people. Right her.

5/20/11, 10:32 AM  
Blogger tulpen said...


Fuck I can't comment here without a fucking TYPO.


5/20/11, 10:33 AM  
Blogger Liz said...

*Hopefully* you'll be able to look back at this in the not-so-distant future and laugh at the spelling?


5/20/11, 10:51 AM  
Blogger Mommy Shorts said...

This is hilarious. Don— I'm sure you are excellent at bringing him to sookr.

5/20/11, 12:28 PM  
Blogger Kate Pantier @ Mommy Monologues said...

Spelling is overrated, especially when you like numbers. Me? I hate numbers, therefore I spell correctly. I gotta get something right!

5/20/11, 3:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tht is so cute and so funny. My son filled something similar out at his preschool (he's 4) and said my hair color was "gray".

And I thought I paid my hairstylist well to keep me blonde.

D@mn it.

5/20/11, 5:59 PM  
Blogger Grumpy Grateful Mom said...

Oh, I think it's adorable! And his spelling is so good for kindergarten. I can't seem to spell anything right myself. :)

According to my daughter's mother's day card my favorite thing to do is laundry. Who knew!

5/23/11, 6:13 PM  
Anonymous Laura said...

I totally thought it said you were a computer whore. Huh.

This is adorable. I love, love, love this sort of thing. It breaks through my sarcastic shell and hits me in my soft spot. No, not that one. The other one.

5/24/11, 4:53 AM  
Blogger {Stephanie}The Drama Mama said...

Ohhh this is too cute!! I can't wait for all the handmade goodies my son will bring home to me in the next couple of years.

Oh, wait. That would mean he would have to start school first...

We're getting there. ;)

6/2/11, 6:21 AM  

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