5:02 AM -
Small girl child: "Mommy, I throwed up in my room"
Sleep-adled Mommy: "Oh honey...go get some water, mommy will be right there"
5:03 - 5:10AM
Cleaning up of remnants of last nights' dinner - stuffing must be related to corn, it still looks the same...who knew? - taking of temperature - wow, 97.3? Really? That sounds more like a radio station than a temperature, but OK -, administration of kid's Pepto, retucking in of said small girl child.
5:10 - 5:19AM
Snuggle back in bed, and wait for the sweet mistress sleep to take me back over - I get until 7:15 dammit!!!
5:19 and 12 seconds AM
"This is your Sadistic Wake-up Call from the school district to let you know that School is CLOSED today". Peachy.
5:21 - 5:23AM
Small crying boy child: "Mommy, I had a bad dream"
Sleep-adled Mom: "Oh, well sweetheart, it's all over now"
Sleep-stupor Dad: "Want a good dream???"
Sleep-adled Mom: "You have no school today...come here, let mommy give you a hug and tuck you back in...jumping Jehosophat, you're burning up!!!"
5:25 - 5:30AM
Frantic search for thermometer begins...small boy crawls in bed with father, who quickly wraps him up ad proceeds snoring and drooling on him...thermometer found - mental note, get one of those lo-jack things for the thermometer, stat - temperature taken. Thermometer begins beeping a shrill, alarming tone and the display turns red...101.4. Grand. Administration of Advil and re-tucking in commence.
5:31 - 5:40AM
Search for sleep recommences...
5:41 - 5:59AM
Small girl child: "Mommy, I throwed up on my door."
Sleep-adled Mommy: "Oh honey...go back to bed"
6:01 - 6:03AM
Clean up puke...I am no longer fascinated by the stuffing.