I spend a large portion of my day training up my children to obey their parents in the Lord. I don’t know about you, but I want my kids to happily do as I say, when I say it.
And I want them to do it with a smile in their step and a spring on their face.
Wait a minute…
See, I’ve just illustrated to you why it IS a good thing that my darling kidlets do not obey me sometimes.
For instance: I’m extremely grateful that my son did not obey me when I told him to throw the dogs away when he took the trash out to go potty. That would’ve just been ugly. Am I right?
Or when I handed my daughter her dirty socks and asked her to put them in the refrigerator. Um.. YUK! Some things just should not touch other things. Especially food products. And I totally had to look up “refrigerator” in the dictionary for it’s correct spelling.
Did I mention that I homeschool?
Or how about the time I told my son to put his dirty cup in the laundry?
And I’m SO glad they didn’t listen to me when I asked them to wash their teeth and brush their face before bed. Ouch.
You see, my truffles? Sometimes it’s a good thing our kids don’t do as we say. Because sometimes their disobedience is prompted by self-preservation. And sometimes it’s because they know we are just a tad loopy by the end of the day.
But, if we all make it out alive, then it’s been a good day indeed!
Am I right?
Have a happy day, dahling truffles! I’m off to bake the carpet and vacuum some cookies.
Wait a minute…
P.S. I don’t know who this kid is (I’m serious), but doesn’t he look like he’s having a great time?