Bev'sSister Posted May 11, 2007 Share Posted May 11, 2007 Subject: Happy Mom's Day Story > > > > > > > > > > So, we had this great 10 year old cat named Jack who just > > >recently died. Jack was a great cat and the kids would carry him > > >around and sit on him and nothing ever bothered him. He used to > > >hang out and nap all day > long > > > > >on this mat in our bathroom. > > > > > > Well we have 3 kids and at the time of this story they were > > > 4 > years > > >old, 3 years old and 1 year old. The middle one is Eli. Eli really > > >loves chapstick. LOVES it. He kept asking to use my chapstick and > > >then > > > > > > Losing it. So finally one day I showed him where in the > > >bathroom I keep my chapstick and how he could use it whenever he > > >wanted to but he needed to put it right back in the drawer when he was done. > > > > > > Last year on Mother's Day, we were having the typical rush > > >around and try to get ready for Church with everyone crying and > > >carrying on. My two boys are fighting over the toy in the cereal > > >box. I am trying to > nurse > > >my little one at the same time I am putting on my make-up. > > >Everything is > a > > >mess and everyone has long forgotten that this is a wonderful day > > >to > honor > > >me and the amazing job that is motherhood. > > > > > > We finally have the older one and the baby loaded in the car > > >and I am looking for Eli. I have searched everywhere and I finally > > >round the corner to go into the bathroom. And there was Eli. He was > > >applying my chapstick very carefully to Jack's . . . Rear end. Eli > > >looked right into > my > > > > >eyes and said "chapped." Now if you have a cat, you know that he is > > >right--their little butts do look pretty chapped. And, frankly, > > >Jack > didn't > > > > >seem to mind. > > > > > > And the only question to really ask at that point was > > > whether it > was > > > > >the FIRST time Eli had done that to the cat's behind or the hundredth. > > > > > > And THAT is my favorite Mother's Day moment ever because it > reminds > > >us that no matter how hard we try to civilize these glorious little > > >creatures, there will always be that day when you realize they've > > >been using your chapstick on the cat's butt. > > > > > > > > Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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