Thursday, May 21, 2009

Tales of Lost Underwear


Well, what makes this funnier is that just yesterday my friend Cutzi told a story about her 3-year-old losing his underwear, and I thought, "Ha ha! Aren't 3-year-olds funny?!"

And then, this...

Gunnar sweet-talked Daddy into letting him sleep in the big bed last night. Sometime in the middle of the night, he (Gunnar) got very restless - talking and fidgeting in his sleep. Well, experience has taught me that restlessness probably means he needs to go potty. But I'm not the only heavy sleeper in the house....

Sometime in the middle of the night:

Me - "Gunnar, get up and go potty."

Gunnar - "Okay mommy." But no progress toward the bathroom.

Me - "Gunnar, you need to get up and go to the bathroom.

Gunnar - "Okay mommy." He pushes the covers back.

Me - "Gunnar, you need to get out of bed and go to the bathroom."

Gunnar - "Okay mommy." He stands on the floor.

Me - Waiting for progress... "Gunnar, go to the bathroom."

Gunnar - No response, but I hear him removing his pajamas. He is standing in front of Kerry's dresser.

Me - "Gunnar! Go into the bathroom and go potty in the toilet!"

Gunnar - Gives me a bewildered look, but shuffles into the bathroom with an, "Okay Mommy."

Me - Hearing little tinkling sounds in the toilet, I realize that I am now fully awake and get up to use the bathroom myself.

Gunnar - exits the bathroom with nothing on but his pajama top.

Me - "Gunnar, put your jammies back on."

Gunnar - "Okay Mommy."

Early this morning:

Me -wake up before 6:30, but stay in bed, not wanting to wake anyone else.

Gunnar - begins to stir at about 6:45, gives me a cuddle, then raises the covers and fumbles around down below. And says,...

"Mommy, where are my underwear?"


Denise Portis said...

that is hysterical!

How's your dad doing? I've been praying for him!

Herding Grasshoppers said...

Thanks Denise :0)

He's doing great. He'll have to continue on meds (which I'm sure he dislikes) for the rest of his life, and follow up with a cardiologist.

But, from my perspective, small price to pay :0)


leah said...

Too funny. And thank goodness the dresser was spared in the middle-of-the-night potty confusion, lol!

Boys can be so funny sometimes!