Monday, September 22, 2008

Ways to entertain children. . .

My day. . . in my head. . .was quite boring. We were going to spend the day doing laundry, cleaning up the house and (gasp) possibly washing my baseboards. . .in between reading with the kiddos and tickle time.

All that came to a crashing halt when my friend, Monica called to say that she had been in an accident. She was turning right on green and the man across the intersection apparently didn't see the red light and he crashed right into the back of her. Monica is ok, but will be QUITE sore for a few days. So, I grabbed the kiddos and headed to the scene to pick Monica up and head to the doctor's office. Oh what to do with 2 littles in a crowded waiting room? Why, have them introduce themselves to people! This is Gracie's new favorite thing and I love it! She walks up and says, "What's your name? I'm Gracie" too cute! So, they entertained the waiting room for 2 hours. . . yeah, you read that right!

Then, we gathered in the exam room to wait some more. Here's what we decided to do for fun. It was quite funny! Gracie LOVED it and kept wanting to do it over and over again. . then she would stumble around and giggle. Oh how fun. . . .hey, when you are at a doctor's office for 3 hours. . you've gotta have some fun!

12 comments:

mommy zabs said...

THats hilarious (not the accident, but gracie :)) Tell monica I hope she feels better!

Cassie - Homeschooling Four said...

Cruel and unusual punishment :)

Missy said...

You do know that I live in Florida now and can find necessary phone numbers quickly...poor baby...

Anonymous said...

Hey brandi!

I miss the kids so much! I'm not surprised they loved that, I remember spinning them around while I was down there and walking like Gracie myself!! All while they were screaming AGAIN AGAIN!! lol Love you guys

Beth B =)

Faith said...

What a horrible mother you are to laugh at your child like that ;) We do that ALL the time and fall on the floor laughing about it. The smaller they are the cuter it seems to be. So much fun!

Kelly said...

Oh my... super funny!!

Sarah said...

That is so cute!!! I wanna try it! For myself I mean!

Kari said...

Not sure what to say to this one:) I think you laughing in the background was the funniest part to me. It amazes me that kids love to be dizzy -I hate it. Love you!

Misi said...

Hey Bran, is it too late to sign up for the womens retreat. I really need that right now. Oh how I do!
If not how much is it? I just got laid off so money's tight.
Anyway let me know, and if it's too stressful, no worries!!!

Blog Shmog said...

Super cute. :)
I'm pretty sure I would rather chew my own arm off then bring my kids to a waiting room for hours. What a good friend you are though to go and take care of your friend!

amber said...

I'm glad your friend is okay. There is nothing scarier than a phone call from someone you care about letting you know they've just been in an accident...

amber said...

And that video is just TOO FUNNY!!! Dizzy kids make the best entertainment! :0)