Saturday, February 17, 2007

press 1 for Amara

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Never say she doesn't listen.

Tonight, I was downstairs when I heard Amara talking upstairs in her bedroom. I just assumed she was chit-chatting about the day's events wtih her dolls.

But after awhile, I got the feeling she was actually conversing with someone so I decided to drag my rear end up the stairs to check on her like a good Mom2Amara.

I find my daughter on my cell phone, hooping it up with Aunt2Amara in Hawaii. Apparently she remembers her speed dial number on my cell. And when I questioned Amara on who else she's been talking to, she told me she called Godmother2Amara. I checked my dialed calls and sure enough, Amara did gossip with her too.

She's 3. Damn. Just wait until she's a tween -- we'll never get her off the phone.
today's good: I cleaned the house. After a week off from work for Great-grandma2Amara's funeral, the house has gone to the wayside. And after then 2 feet of snow we got, the house needed a good scrubing.
today's bad: There's a lot going on right now personally and professional. Some stuff you all already know and others I'd rather keep private (it's the perogative I still have). But I will say that today I officially stepped down as troop leader of my Girl Scout troop. It pains me to do. But when I have to prioritize the things in my life, unfortunately, I'm not related to any of the girls in the troop so when I say work and family are huge components in my life, the girls just don't fall under "family." I just hope I don't crush those girls' spirits too much

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  1. Jackson used to call me on my sister's speed dial too! But he wouldn't say anything - he'd just breathe heavily into the phone. At first I thought it was an obscene caller but I listened real closely and thought it may me the little bugger. "Jackson!?!!" I say... a pause... then, "AUNT KATIE?!??" he replies. Then a dial tone. I guess he decided to hang up before his mother caught him racking up the long distance charges.
    Kids are great!!!

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  2. eatnsqnOMG! That is so funny! I've occasionally let my kiddos play with my cell (when out and about and a distraction is necessary for my sanity)... but, to my knowledge, no one has ever been contacted. What a great little anecdote. :) TFS

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  3. Amara & I had a very in depth conversation that night, it was quite fun!

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