Dressing Merlin, Part 3 Million

I just got a phone call from the big kids’ school telling me that I had to hurry down for some kind of emergency.  In fact, it was such a huge emergency that, when they couldn’t get me by phone they called my gym and had one of the trainers come find me in barre class.  I thought that someone was possibly trying a hostile takeover of the PTO or something.  It was just Merlin again, and this time it wasn’t an award.  He was in the office pitching a big fit about his clothes.  I am sorry that I have been too busy being a supper mom to get the laundry done.  Most lil’ boys would love to wear something that their Daddy wore as a child.

He looks cute as a button.  I have no idea why he made such a big deal about it!

He looks cute as a button. I have no idea why he made such a big deal about it!

The school secretary said that even the kindergarteners were teasing him.  Well, they need to teach those children a lesson on not bullying!  They certainly were all over that when Starling might have said something the tiniest bit unkind about Fat Alice.  They said no more leiderhosen.  We’ll see.  I don’t like being bossed around.

9 thoughts on “Dressing Merlin, Part 3 Million

  1. Cindy McCain

    I think you should punish him severely for letting his unhappiness show. Doesn’t he know that problems must stay within the family? He’s a bad boy to cause you to miss part of barre.

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  2. Supplementary Angels

    Wish, Nelly! He is totes adorbs. You should remind them that we celebrate diversity. Those kindergarteners are learning to discriminate. Isn’t that like racism?

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  3. Joan Crawford

    Lah Lee, you are stretched to the max, under way too much stress. I thought of you when I read on another mommy’s blog that she has leased a little loft–her “dreamer space”–where she can enjoy quality me time and unwind with a her favorite wine away from her hubby and littles. I can’t even imagine being called to school because of a whining child. Doesn’t Merlin’s school have a resource officer to handle that sort of thing?

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  4. Big Fan

    My 9 year old uses the washing machine. I’m training her to wash her own clothes. Surely Merlin can learn? It’s extra important for boys to learn to help around the house!

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  5. NotaCatLady

    Seriously, hasn’t he won enough tee shirts to keep him in clothes for a while? Those harem pants go with any thing. Just don’t let him in the pictures those days.

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