Sunday, June 7, 2009

TO HELP OR NOT TO HELP...

THAT IS THE QUESTION...

I needed to go grocery shopping last week, so after church, I took my two older kids with me to tag along. Plus, I had to get a bunch of stuff, so I wanted their help of loading and unloading the groceries.

Anyway, after the cashier rings up the mega pack of gum I got for the kids, Isaiah asked if he could just hold it. I said, "Yah, sure." So he takes it and then he and Miranda wait for me by the sliding door (which was only a few feet away). As soon as the cashier was done putting all the bags in the cart, I say, "Isaiah," and pointed to the cart.

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Now, it doesn't take a brainiac to figure out what I meant, right?

Well, he looks at me innocently and says, "Oh...do you want me to put this in the cart (meaning his GUM)?" So, he starts walking toward the cart to put the gum in there. First thing I said was, "What??????"

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I take my camera out of my purse and say, "Oh..hold on...I need to take a picture of this and blog about what you just did." He still didn't get it..lol. He just had that lost look in his eyes like, "What just happened???"

Oh...and after was said and done, who do you think ended up pushing the cart to car?

I'll let you guess!

Ay yi yi...gotta love 'em!!

25 comments:

Denise said...

Yes, lol, got to love them.

Stacy said...

Mom didn't you know the gum was to heavy to carry?...lol

Our Family said...

That is hilarious! Glad you had your camera so you could capture the moment! I usually keep one in my purse at all times as well. Usually drives my friends and family crazy. The sad part is...after all is said and done the post is never written. Maybe I will do better this summer since I will not be working! :) Lana

Alicia, The Snowflake said...

Too funny! Reminds me of my own lovely son who is always so helpful ;)

Mel said...

Bill Cosby was right they have brain damage!!! But in a funny way.

mimi said...

LOL!! My boys would have done the same thing!!

That is one big pack of gum ;) I love your son, he just looks so sweet and funny.

Sara said...

Yep... pretty much the life of a teenage boy. Love how everything in your cart is 'bulk'.. I can relate!

Kristin said...

Sooooo Funny!

McCrakensx4 said...

Boys!! They may speak English, but they sure don't hear it!!! Something mine so would've done!!! Looks like you went to Sam's Club! I heart Sam's!

Jennifer said...

Ahahahaaa! He's proving to me that grown men acquire these behaviors YOUNG! LOL! My husband hasn't yet outgrown this particular habit! LOL!

Sawatzky family said...

LMAO! To funny!
I love that you had your camera along to document! lol
Boys...gotta love 'em :)

Beth in NC said...

Wow, that is a big pack of gum! Oh girl, his future wife will appreciate you teaching him some chivalry. Son, push that cart for Mama! :o)

He And Me + 3 said...

Maybe he couldn't hear ya. LOL
That is too funny! I want some of that gum:)

momstheword said...

Yeah, they keep trying that "innocent" act for as long as they can, lol!

Emily said...

I mean, come on, he was already carrying the gum...what more do you want! lol hilarious!

Muthering Heights said...

LOL, they never leave you with a shortage of blogging material, do they??

Jane In The Jungle said...

Man it happens every time doesn't it, LOL!!

JMBMOMMY said...

I wish we could get by with being so self focused as they do!!! :)

Stephanie said...

Oh yes been there done that. That's boys for ya! I can come home from the store and have a car full of bags..my boys run out to talk to me and see what I got but leave the bags in the car while they run in the door ahead of me and it slams in my face.

Kristen Andrews said...

too funny, gotta love that!

Jenjen @GottaLoveMom said...

I was at Costco on Friday and it was raining, my 17yo was with me but come check-out time, he was M.I.A.

Anyway, I ended up pushing the cart but he did help me load and unload the car...

Life with Kaishon said...

Kaish does the same thing. In fact, he likes to actually GET IN the cart so he can be pushed around. God forbid he actaull HELP his mother.... : ) You gotta love these boys of ours, don't you?

Lauren said...

hahaha too cute! Yea, good move only letting them do their own laundry! And YES devotionals must start the day or I simply cannot have a heart full of song -- gotta start the day with Jesus! :) Hope your home is singing the day away!

Be Blessed ~ Lauren

Carey-Life in the Carpool Lane said...

He thought he was lightening your load by carrying the gum!

Kelly said...

Gotta wonder sometimes what goes through those little minds. I wish I could be a fly on the wall of their thought (or lack there of) process!! Have a good week!