laundry, laundry, laundry, laundry
work, work, work, work
up at 6 AM for skating
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, then it's
didja get your homework done? why not? why not? just get it done!
just do it now, c'mon don't you get it?
just do it now and get it done
you'll have the whole night free and easy
with nothing else to do but play....
DID ANYBODY FEED THESE CATS? THESE CATS ARE
NIBBLING ON MY CALVES!
JUST FEED THESE CATS YOU WANTED CATS THEY'RE NOT MY CATS
JUST FEED YOUR CATS
what's this paper? where'd it come from?
this paper here was due last week
with fifteen dollars
and my signature
under the other paper? another paper?
Okay, I'll give you each five dollars
for the jump-a-thon at school THAT'S IT
go bug the neighbors, pound the pavement, whaddaya think? I'm made of money?
who dumped a whole entire box
of fish food in the goldfish tank?
I'm asking WHO?
I'm asking WHY?
I'm not even going to deal with this right now.
It's off to
gymnastics, soccer, gymnastics, soccer, gymnastics, soccer, gymnastics, soccer
it's 41 degrees and sleeting, they'll call the game off,
it has to be
surely they won't expect seven year olds
to play a full game in the sleet
I can't believe I spent the afternoon
standing in the cold and sleet
twenty dollars for the tournament,
ninety dollars for the camp,
eleven dollars every forty-five minutes on the ice and in the rink
swing by the school to drop off cupcakes
swing by the school to volunteer
swing by the school to pick-up fundraisers
swing by the school to...I forget
now Girl Scouts, Girl Scouts, Girl Scouts, Girl Scouts
filling forms and forms and forms
meetings, meetings, meetings, meetings,
camping outside in the woods!
I FORGOT I HAVE A TODDLER!
WHERE'S THE TODDLER?!!
WHO LEFT THE BACK DOOR OPEN?!!
HAS ANYONE FED THE CATS?
DID THE CATS EAT HIM?!!!
phew. found him.
playing in the bathroom
stuffing the toilet with
Now school recital, dance recital, skating recital, all at once.
Year end class party, May Fair party, track and field day, all at once.
Don't forget to practice piano!
Ten more minutes on violin!
You owe me when you skipped last Saturday
and pay it forward for next week.
Five more minutes on the computer.
Five more minutes reading books.
Five more minutes, get your teeth brushed
bright and early before school
NOW LIGHTS OUT!
No. No. No. No.
Go to bed. Go to sleep.
Yes, one glass of water.
No, whaddaya think this is an all-night diner?
Kitchen closed an hour ago.
Oh yeah? Well, I double-dog dare you to starve in your sleep.
Go to bed. Go to sleep.
I love you.
Yes, I love you.
I'll prove it to you
Now laundry, laundry, laundry, laundry,
dishes, dishes, dishes, dishes,
feed the cat and feed the other cat,
crawl to bed and dream about