Wednesday, February 27, 2008

You wanna have a what?

What's Jack up to? He's chilling right now and no doubt plotting on how to get into some good old mischief. I'll be on my toes, Jack.

Tick tock.
That’s usually the start of it. Tick tock, tick tock. Damn biological clock. Why is it so loud? So you check him out again, but differently this time. Now you’re appraising the gene pool, not just his behind. He looks pretty good, you think before you wonder about past mental illness in his family. Lord, knows with your family’s background you don’t need to stack the deck further against you. Remember, Uncle Lou? You shake your head to loosen the thought. What are you crazy? You laugh and go on with your fabulous life as usual.

Then some twenty something size 4 mom-nista prances, by looking happy as a clam, pushing her Cadillac pram in her Jimmy Choos and it gets you thinking, louder this time, “I wanna baby." It’s all so damn cute. Look at that smile, those eyes and see she got her figure back. You can do it too.

Cut to you fourteen years later. Now, look what you got. Thirty pounds, a pounding headache and that cute baby is now screaming in your ear about how you don’t “know” anything. What!?
There’s a reason nobody ever says, “I wanna have a teen.”

Check out this video (thanks Wendy) that shows just how much fun motherhood is. Ugh.


photos thanks to and flickr


pve design said...

Too funny.
Keep the faith, sweet reward will be yours.

Kwana said...

From your mouth to God's ears, Patricia! Thanks for the shout out today.

Brown Girl Gumbo said...

Funny post!! I'm not a mother yet, but my husband and I think about it all the time. I'm definitely hearing my biological clock ticking...I'll be 28 this year! Babies are so cute, but they do eventually grow up! LOL!

LondonCalling said...

Great video! I needed a laugh!

Kwana said...

I'm glad you liked it, Brown Girl and London. BG, just be careful what you wish for:)

Anonymous said...

Ode to Mom!
Hallelujah, and AMEN!!!
Thanks for making me laugh!
I needed it!
Who's betta than you?

Kwana said...

Thanks Karli!

Melissa Walker said...

ooh, i love teenagers! but that's because they're not mine... yet. thanks for the warning, kwana!

And, I hope you'll forgive me for "tagging" you like this, especially since you once tagged me and I was difficult and wouldn't do it, but...

I’ve tagged you for a meme on my latest blog. Here are the rules:

1/ you link back to the person who tagged you.
2/ post these rules on your blog.
3/ share six unimportant things about yourself.
4/ tag six random people at the end of your entry.
5/ let the tagged people know by leaving a comment on their blogs.

Kwana said...

Yes, Melissa teens are great fun when they are not yours!

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