A Christmas Funny

Most of us stop believing in Santa when we're still kids, really. And when the day comes that your whole world is ruined because you've found out that the magic that was Santa Claus was really your parents, Christmas just isn't the same. You feel like it's lost it's magic a bit.

If you have children, the magic returns when you get to play Santa. I don't have kids, but I used to help play Santa at my aunt's and uncle's house when my cousins were little.

My cousin Aaron is now 18, but when he was 4, my uncle got the bright idea to buy him a micro-machines city. (If you're unfamiliar with micro-machines, they're tiny little cars and you could (can?) buy these playsets to go with your micro-machines.)

Now, if you're a parent, I know you know how toys come with stickers. Well this city came with FIVE sheets of tiny little stickers to go onto the city. So, he doesn't have to spend all day Christmas Day putting stickers on this playset, my uncle decides that we'll ALL do it Christmas Eve.

Now, imagine two adults and two teenagers taking "shifts" going to the bathroom to put stickers on this toy. To make matters worse, you had a "map" of the city. So you had to locate where each sticker had to go. This took forever. We'd each take a while in the bathroom. (Not my idea of a fun Christmas Eve evening, by the way.)

At one point right before Aaron was to go to bed, I was headed for my third trip to the bathroom. Aaron noticed.

Aaron: April, where are you going?

Me: I have to go to the bathroom.

Aaron: AGAIN?!

Me: Yep.

Aaron: Man, ya'll sure have POOPED a lot tonight.

And he walked off.

Moral to the story: Just wait until Christmas Day to put the stickers on the toys.

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7 comments:

flipflopsandfreckles.com said...

Come on, you can admit to the interwebs that you were multi-tasking by pooping WHILE you put the stickers on! ;O) And, no, I don't believe they still have micro-machines... and if they do then thank goodness CD hasn't noticed yet!

audrey @ the lewis 4 said...

bwahahahahaha...LOVE it!

~Mendie~ said...

i hated all those stickers...I normally ended up peeling them off anyway.

funny the images that pop in kids heads when we are trying to be sneaky!

imadramamama.wordpress.com said...

That was the one where the commercial guy talked really fast, right? He was awesome.

And that was a good moral. Seriously.

Bacardi Mama said...

Love the moral to the story. Merry Christmas!!

Brooke said...

I've never gotten to play Santa, although I will not be getting credit for the Zhu Zhu hamster I so lovingly tracked down for my niece. Santa is bringing it.

hadassahrose said...

Haha :D

(I found your blog while hopping from one to another.)

Have a happy and healthy New Year!

Peace.

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