Tuesday, December 23, 2008

oh my....

Has a week gone by already? I have TONS of posts to create and I promise lots of fun-filled family updates soon. We are only a few days away from Christmas and I am still finishing up shopping, baking and decorating! Stress beyond belief but then I came across this poem...

The Night Before Christmas for Moms

It was the night before Christmas, when all thru the abode
Only one creature was stirring, and she was cleaning the commode.
The children were finally sleeping, all snug in their beds,
While visions of Nintendo 64 and Barbie, flipped through their heads.

The dad was snoring in front of the TV,
With a half-constructed bicycle on his knee.
So only the mom heard the reindeer hooves clatter,
Which made her sigh, "Now what's the matter?"

With toilet bowl brush still clutched in her hand,
She descended the stairs, and saw the old man.
He was covered with ashes and soot, which fell with a shrug.
"Oh great," muttered the mom, "Now I have to clean the rug."

"Ho-ho-ho!" cried Santa, "I'm glad you're awake."
"Your gift was especially difficult to make."
"Thanks, Santa, but all I want is some time alone."
"Exactly!" he chuckled, "I've made you a clone."

"A clone?" she asked, "What good is that?
Run along, Santa, I've no time for chit-chat.
"The mother's twin. Same hair, same eyes,
Same double chin.

"She'll cook, she'll dust," She'll mop every mess.
You'll relax, take it easy, Watch The Young & the Restless."
"Fantastic!" the mom cheered. "My dream come true!"
I'll shop. I'll read., I'll sleep a whole night through! "

From the room above, the youngest began to fret.
"Mommy?! I scared... and I am wet.
"The clone replied, "I'm coming, sweetheart."
"Hey," the mom smiled, "She knows her part."

The clone changed the small one, and hummed a tune,
as she bundled the child, in a blanket cocoon.
"You the best mommy ever. " I really love you."
The clone smiled and sighed, "I love you, too."

The mom frowned and said, "Sorry, Santa, no deal."
"That's my child's love, she's trying to steal."
Smiling wisely Santa said, "To me it is clear,
"Only one loving mother, is needed here."

The mom kissed her child, and tucked her into bed.
"Thank you, Santa, for clearing my head.
I sometimes forget, it won't be very long,
When they'll be too old, for my cradle-song."

The clock on the mantle began to chime.
Santa whispered to the clone, "It works every time.
"With the clone by his side Santa said,
"Goodnight. Merry Christmas, Mom, You'll be all right."
-Author Unknown


That's my Christmas gift to all my wonderful "mommy friends"...I love you all! Now go hug those adorable children and may your holiday be filled with the love and laughter!

3 comments:

Heather C Smith said...

Awe, I liked that The night before Christmas for Moms! I'll go hug my adorable Sylvester

I hope you and your family has a great Christmas and a Happy New Year!

<3 Heather & Vester

the d'angelo family said...

That was really cute Bobbi! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you, Chris, Ryan & Kara!!

Got your Christmas card yesterday...adorable!

Heather C Smith said...

I forgot to ask you how the weather is in Penn? Here is WA it's very cold and we got two feet of snow. Out of the whole entire state of WA we on Camano Island got the most snow. They were talking about it on the radio. I was surprised because normally Seattle and Tacoma and Renton and all those places get a ton of snow and we are the ones who get none! Well, just our luck...when we have horses and the waterer system freezes and when they have to stay in their stalls and yeah. Talk about a huge mess!

Anyways, I was just wondering what the temp has been at and what it's like there =) Merry Christmas eve :) -Heather & Vester