So many kids, I don't know what to do.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Scandalous Confessions

I have confessions to make.

I steal.

I steal from my children.

I steal their change.

I wish I could say I only steal it if it is in the laundry, or the living room floor. But no. I have sunk to new depths. Now I steal it even if it is sitting on an end table, or in their room. In fact, if the coains are not in a place specifically designated for change, like a mason jar, or a piggy bank, I steal them. (I don't steal it from Tanner. He give his to me. He says, "Here I hate change and I know girls like change.)

I wish I could say I do this for some noble cause like to prevent Shaye Baby from eating it. Or maybe I donate all the spare change to the SPCA. But no.

Today's haul.

Here is my second confession.

I am an addict.

I use the change to buy coffee from the corner store on my way to work. Coffee there costs 1.38. I don't want to break a dollar for the .38, so I plunk down whatever assortment of change I have scavenged from the kids.

There. Now you know my deep dark secrets. I hope you will still be my friend.

(To make up for this egregious flaw in my parenting I occasionally treat the children to a Sonic. And while I am there I get one for me too!)

(This reminds me - when The Coach and I were dating he would empty his pockets of change onto my entryway table everytime he left the house. I was so broke at that point the Coke it bought me from the teacher's lounge vending machine the next day was quite exciting! This might be where it all began.)

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  1. lol i steal change from everyone..its horrible lol

  2. It's my husband's change I "steal". Is it stealing when they know you do it and don't even blink? I also feel entitled to keep everything I find in the washing machine and dryer. Except the ballpoint pen I found ruining all my whites and the inside of the dryer with black ink last week. Argh!!!!! Rosemary

  3. I've taken money from my son's piggy bank to pay the pizza man. Sad, huh?

  4. So funny! I can totally relate:) Have agreat weekend!

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  6. hey great post. i am already a follower.
    Just stopped by to say hi

  7. I'm cracking up b/c I am a change addict. I probably should save it all somewhere, because I know that it adds up- but sometimes I'll pay for all of us at Sonic9what is it with that place) with the change I have hoarded.

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  9. New abbreviation for you: MTTN - milk through the nose. It replaces LOLOLOL!

  10. HA HA HA HA!!!!!

    I'll still be your friend. I steal my husband's change.

  11. New follower here from Friday Follow. The couch is always a great place for a sure stream of income! Would love to welcome you to my place. Hope to hear from you soon.

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma, What's For Dinner?

  12. I may enjoy the terribleness that is Twilight, but I'd NEVER steal from my children. I will overlook this egregious sin! :)

  13. LOL!!! I do that too from time to time when i want my guilty pleasure... a dr pepper haha

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  15. You know.. I don't think they will ever realize it and if it means mom being happy and sane it is so worth it :)
    Thanks for commenting on my blog today

  16. I'm pretty sure you'll get a good approval rating on this from most any mom! lol

  17. Hi-- been following for awhile but haven't stopped by lately-- such a fun blog-- I must make it a regular stop!

  18. Love your Blog.

    Visiting from Follow Me Friday. I'm your newest follower. :-)

  19. My kids don't have any money for me to steal. If they did, I would take it. haha!


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