College Prep

November 6, 2009

Yesterday I made the mistake of checking my email while I'm out on maternity leave. Sure enough there was a message from the president of my organization--bless his heart--saying something to the effect of, "By no means do you have to do this, but if for some reason you're bored, can you....?"

Bored. Bored? Seriously?

Make no mistake about it, diaper and wipes aside, I've found ten-thousand-and-thirty ways to keep myself adequately busy over these last couple of weeks.

For example, I decided that it's never too early to do a little bit of college prep with James. So we've worked on his handwriting, his counting, and this kind of thing:

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That's right. I taught James how to dance on top of a bar.

What? It kept him busy for an entire hour! And besides, if he goes to my alma mater--and I hope he does--this skill will really come in handy.

16 comments:

Kimi said...

Watch out Coyote Ugly. I love that he is dancing to the Soundtrack from A Walk to Remember.

James does have some major skills.

Noelle said...

and if college doesn't work out, there's always professional dancing...

Cheryl said...

Now that's thinking ahead! Go, James!

Michelle said...

That's hilarious! Good job, mama!

X-Country2 said...

Next step: Shirtless!

Grandma said...
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Grandma said...

That was me w/ a typo!....I'm proud James. Last time when we had disco music on in the car he came out with "I like my music loud and fast like you!" Then he said "Play that Hot Stuff song again!"

Bahston Beans said...

Pair that with the Richard Simmons shorts and you really have something.

funderson said...

HA! Its never too early....

chattypatra said...

I see a television dancing show in his future. Shake it, shake it, shake it but don't break it! Hahaha!

Heather of the EO said...

He's a natural!!!

TX Mommy 2 said...

Awesome!

Diana said...

I learn new things about Mormons everyday....

I also leanred that no matter how many times I play that clip, I still giggle.

Chief said...

Mother of the Year

Loralei said...

He's got the moves!

Team O'Connor said...

He really needs to harness that talent he's got. Maybe start him on some kind of table dancing routine. Maybe a little more snap? Hahaha. Nothing would make me more proud as a mother to see my child shake it like that.