Things My Kids Don’t Know I Do

  1. Eat their Halloween candy
  2. Sneak their old toys out of the house to drop at Goodwill
  3. Throw out most of their art projects blank-paint-easel-clipart-art-class-clip-art
  4. Keep their baby teeth happy-tooth
  5. Miss them when they’re at school
  6. Kiss them in their sleep
  7. Plan to live with them when I’m an old lady
  8. Have ambitions
  9. Want to go on vacation somewhere besides Disney
  10. easter-bunny-clip-art-easter-basket-clip-artEat their Easter candy

More Small Things That Make Me Way Too Happy

  1. LaCroix bubble water
  2. Old flannel shirts
  3. My free birthday gift from Sephora
  4. purple-dotted-flower-transparentThat one week in the spring when my lilac bushes bloom
  5. Hammocks hammock-bear-thumb
  6. A good hair day
  7. No line for the bathroom at a public place
  8. Jean jacket weather
  9. Time to myself
  10. A hot shower

Small Things That Make Me Way Too Happy

  1. My morning coffeecup-of-coffee
  2. When I perfectly time the avocado
  3. When the snow flies off the roof of the car while I drive and makes what looks like a vapor trail
  4. New slipper-socks
  5. Finding an excellent condition Kate Spade purse at the thrift shop
  6. New flannel pajama pants
  7. In-n-Out Burger
  8. Steamed potstickers from Chin Chin
  9. girl-sleeping-clip-artSleeping in
  10. The sun shining anytime November thru April sun-and-clouds-transparent
  11. Someone else doing the dishes
  12. Nailing it at parallel parking
  13. When my kids listen to me
  14. A foot massage
  15. A comment on my blog

Things I Say A Lot (With Exclamation Points)

  1. “I didn’t hear a flush!”
  2. “Stop licking that!”
  3. “Why did you draw on your face with marker?!”
  4. “Are those dried boogers on your shirt?!”
  5. “What’s that smell?!”
  6. “Boogers aren’t food!”
  7. “Don’t throw that away, I’ll eat it!”
  8. “You have two devices going, turn one off!”
  9. “Who’s going to clean this up?!”
  10. “How much longer do I have to stay awake?!”