September 3, 2010

CAR CONVERSATIONS....


For about ELEVEN years I have driven my GIRLIES to school!  Whether it was 5 miles away to eventually 25+ miles away... There is ALWAYS so much time in the car before school and after school! I LOVE IT! I totally look forward to that time together.

Our commute takes about 20 minutes to drop off Madison and about 45 minutes to drop of Kinzi! Phew! I know...Lots of CAR TIME!  But..... I look at it as such a FUN opportunity to 'Hold the GIRLS Captive' :) for lots of GREAT conversations!! ♥

As the girls have gotten older the conversations are changing... With Madison it went a little like this today:

Me: "Who are you texting?"
M: "Ooooooooh Ida!" :)
Me: "Madison, that dress is a liiiiiiiiiiittle short."
M: "Oooooooooh... it's FINE Mommy."
Me: "Omiggoooooooodness look at this welcome to school!"
M: "It's the SPIRIT Committee"
Me: "That is soooooooooo cool! You should be a member of the Spirit Committee."
M: "Oh, No Thank you."
Me: HONK HONK HONK Hoooooooonk
M: "Mommy, you are soooooo embarrassing! "
Me: "ha ha ha! :)"
Me: "Have a GREAT day, I LOVE YOU!"
M: "LOVE YOU!"

After we drop Madison off... Kinz climbs to the front seat to sit with me and since we have a little time to kill we head off to STARBUCKS.  The line was sooooooooooooooooo long today! I think I was looking at my phone for a sec and hadn't moved 2 feet forward... and the lady behind me started HONKING! ha ha!


Kinz and I's conversation...
Me: "Omigoooodness, that lady obviously NEEDS her morning coffee!"
K: "Yaaaa REALLY!" :)
Kinz and I get our Starbucks coffeeeeee...
K: "Mommy, How do you spell Macchiato?"
Me: "Hmmm. MACCHIATO - M-A-C-H...."
K: "NOPE."
Me: "Um. MACCHIATO - M-A-K..."
K: "Noooooooooo."

Wellllll I finally spelled it RIGHT!  Buttttt.... after saying, "MACCHIATO, over and over both of us felt like we were speaking a little Japanese! :)  So, I taught her the song...








We were singing it more like this, ♫ ♪ "Domo Arigato Mr. MACCHIATO!" ♪♫

ha ha ha ha!!! :) ...already looking forward to picking them up... hearing about their day, and ENJOYING a 3-day weekend with them!!!

HAVE A HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND!!! :)

6 comments:

  1. Your car rides sound really fun! =)

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  2. ha ha ha! :) Oooooh Elle! It was one of those funny mornings today for sure! :) Have a SUPER Loooooooooooong weekend! :) *Thanks for your sweet comments!* :)

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  3. Okay, ya'll are just so CUTE and FUN! Would so love to meet ya'll "in real life"! :)

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  4. You must seriously be the coolest, most fun mom. Next to mine of course.
    Can you pick me up on your way to school?

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  5. You are so fun! Look forward to hanging out again =)

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  6. from the title i thought you were going to be talking about conversations about a new car, but this was more fun.
    now you guys can watch tron together. it was soo cool... ... in 1982.
    love you guys

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Thank you for your kind words! ♥