Jun 20, 2009

Mommy Confessions

Oh my goodness.....
How do I even tell you something like this.
:deep breaths:
:hanging head in shame:
That's not the only bad part of this confession.
You see . . .
I also have my children HELP me in hunting down the lil suckers SO I CAN KILL THEM.
Yep, I make my kids run around and around until they find the fly and then armed with a fly swat thingy ma jig or newspaper I creep up on it and BAM!
What kind of example am I setting for my children?

Oh the HORROR!

I also kill mosquitos and ants.
I don't kill spiders though.
I make the hubby do that.
Sometimes I do toss shoes or books at them though.
That's abuse though, right?

Peta says we aren't supposed to kill flies though.
Even though they are YUCKY and ANNOYING and UGLY.
I guess they have feelings and stuff?
What do you think?

Hey, I actually told my husband that we shouldn't kill them.
We are supposed to hold out a little cup and ASK them to come to it.
Then we give the lil fly a ride (in a cup) to the door and let them just fly away.
My hubby thought I was crazy.
He hates flies more than me.

side note: (but not really a side not because it pertains to this subject)
Did you guys see the president pop that fly on tv?
Peta was concerned about him killing the thing and I was concerned about the
Ya know
The "FLY REMAINS" being on his hands.
All together now . . .

another side note: I have much LOVE (PUFFY HEART LOVE) for animals. I just can't stand flies and other annoying and nasty insects.

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Staci A on June 20, 2009 at 9:31 PM said...

Shh..don't tell...I totally killed one with my hands yesterday. How gross is that?! I had no choice though, and washed my hands for about 5 minutes afterwards. Ick ick ick! The little one found it hilarious though.

Liz Mays on June 21, 2009 at 4:43 AM said...

I thought the same thing when he popped that fly. The guts!

I can't rest if there's a fly in my house until I kill it. I'll just walk around over and over until I find it and smack its brains out. They're gross.

~Paisley's Mommy~ on June 21, 2009 at 7:29 AM said...

Phewwww (BIG sigh of relief, LOL!) Glad to know I'm not the only one, haha! Guess the cat's out of the bag now ;)

(I love reading your posts, they're hysterical. They help me remember that life's too important to be taken seriously, thanks!)

Stacie on June 21, 2009 at 11:36 AM said...

LOL too funny.

Anonymous said...

lol. i made my kids chase down flies in my kitchen today. Because they are always the ones who leave the door open and *invite them in!

tiarastantrums on June 22, 2009 at 10:51 AM said...

hah a- I kill bugs too - and I told my kids to feed the tiny frogs to the snake in our yard on sat!!

Unknown on June 26, 2009 at 9:13 PM said...

*hanging my head in shame*

Today I attempted to kill a fly. My daughter is terrified of them (poor girl!). Anyway, I did not succeed. At all. Which made her cry all the harder. So I did what any other momma would do. Opened the window and trapped it between the screen and window.

Now it's probably going to starve or die of a heat stroke....ssshh...don't tell Peta :)


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