“Mommy, let’s make a crap.”
Posted by Gia Lyons on March 17, 2008
Last night, my daughter asked my husband, Chris, and I to help her “make a crap.” She was holding colored paper (we used to call it construction paper back in my day), her safety scissors, and some purple yarn.
Ah, a craft!
Chris and I had just had a celebratory dram of Jameson’s, so we had a bit of fun…
Chris: “How about we make a family crap?”
Her: “Yeah!… What do I do for the fam’ly crap?”
Me: “Eat more fiber.”
Chris (suppressing giggles): “You can thread this yarn through the holes I made in this paper.”
Her: “Ok!…” (threading yarn for a bit)… “Now, I’m going to cut this.” (picks up her safety scissors)
Chris: “You’re going to cut the crap? Great idea!”
And so it went for about 30 minutes.
We ended up ditching the yarn, and instead built this Kite Store: