Friday, May 4, 2007

Things I Learned At My Son's 10th Birthday Sleepover

1. Kids love playing with water in the mud (although their parents may hate me).
2. Although the helium tank says the balloons will last 7 hours, when you get a dozen boys in a room, they will only last a half hour.
3. When you buy 5 pizzas for 12 ten-year-olds, buy 4 pepperoni and 1 cheese. Nobody will eat that sausage, nobody.
4. Silly string only lasts 5 seconds.
5. You will never buy enough silly string.
6. When you get the glowy neon necklaces, buy extra connectors because they fall off and break.
7. The neon glowy shit in those necklaces burns like a motherfucker if it accidentally breaks and squirts you in the eye while your trying to get it to glow.
8. 12 ten-year-old boys are really, really loud. Like rock concert loud. I. am. not. joking.
9. I really love my mom for giving Boy a karaoke machine or I'd have never gotten them to shut-up.
10. Seeing 12 ten-year-old boys do a can-can while all of them are singing Livin' La Vida Loca, is crazy funny the first time. The second time, not so much. The third time you'll want to kill them.
11. Boy is very afraid of "Light as a feather, Stiff as a Board."
12. I throw wicked awesome sleepovers.


Scott said...

HAHA With all that fun you can be in charge of throwing me a sleep over when I get back home.

Woodlandmama said...

I THINK (not sure though) 26 year-old men should be able to arrange their own sleepovers and not rely on their aunts for help. It's a little creepy.

Kitty Russell said...

How's that eye doing? Is it glowing? Can you shoot strange beams of light out of it?

I'm just curious.

BTW, did you swear like a sailor when it happened? Because you know that's something that I would do. Swear ike a sailor, I mean.

Woodlandmama said...

My eye is fine. It glowed for a bit, as in red and puffy. But the water helped.
And no I didn't swear like a sailor, I was mindful of all the impressionable kids that weren't my own. I did scream and run to the bathroom as fast as I could though.