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The other night I had a dream that I was pregnant with twins and Scott Disick was the father. Yeah, that would be a lot to handle.

Six weeks ago, I had never even heard of Scott Disick. But thanks to a lot of nighttime nursing, I’m now totally up to speed on this guy.

In case you don’t spend your days and nights keeping up with the Kardashians, Scott is a guy on the show who dresses like Alex P. Keaton and enjoys shoving hundred dollar bills in waiter’s mouths when he’s violently drunk. He’s also the boyfriend of one of the Kardashian girls.

Clearly I need to cut back on the amount I watch this program.

I mean, if I’m going to dream about having twins (again), then I want Coach Taylor of “Friday Night Lights” to be the baby daddy.

Have you all been watching FNL this season? A bit dark. But even when it’s depressing, it’s still one of the best shows on television. And Tami Taylor is the most incredible mom EVER. She always knows exactly what to say. I really tried to channel the wisdom of Tami Taylor today.

It was the first day of camp for Dylan. I knew my sweet, beautiful 5 year-old Dylan would torture me.  And she did. At first, she refused to go, barricading herself in her playroom.

Once I finally got her to camp, she screamed, cried and held on to my shirt so tight, I thought she was going to rip it off me.  After I finally extricated myself from her grasp and left her at camp, I cried for 15 minutes.  It was just horrible to leave my child in that kind of distress, even though I knew she’d be ok.

Of course, when I picked her up, she seemed quite energetic and joyful.

I kept waiting for the… “Oh mom. I’m so sorry about earlier. I just was so nervous. But once again, you were right. I had a fabulous day. Everyone was so nice. Camp is totally fun. Sorry about stretching out your shirt like that. Can you believe I did that?! You really are a great mom. Just as impressive as that fictional Tami Taylor. Just do me a favor…. don’t have another set of twins with Scott Disick.”

Turns out, she didn’t say any of that.

She was just happy. And that’s all I needed.

26 Responses to the first day of camp will make everyone cry

  • tracey says:

    Someday she might say that. I know that I did that to my own mom when I had my first son. I called her and apologized for a lot of stuff. Made her cry at work. Heh heh. ..

  • mackbeth says:

    I am so relieved when I realize that I am not alone, both with those type of camp drop offs with my 5 year old and knowing WAY to much about Scott Disick. His surprise visit to the baby shower was creepy

  • Meg D says:

    Glad to hear that all ended well after a tough drop off at camp. I’m scared of the same thing happening so I appreciate knowing that all will be okay even if there is a separation freak out!

    You have an amazing head on your shoulders, mama!

  • Jen says:

    I just started watching FNL, on episode 7 of the 1st season. I’ve got a lot of catching up to do… I’m loving it! Love Coach Taylor and Tami… wish I could watch an episode right now, but since Luke’s last day of camp was Friday, I’m now home with him all day and i think he’d much rather be at camp! Art camp starts next week, thank god and guess who will be bringing their laptop with them to watch FNL while waiting!
    Oh and please include a pic of the twins in all posts!! xo

  • Diane says:

    It’s baffling to me what kids forget and remember and what we hold on to – forever. Especially those smiles at the end of the day and hugs in greeting. What’s all the fuss about again?

  • Shana says:

    My daughter is an apologizer. It’s not all it’s cracked up to be. If she has a *bad episode,* say, on the way to school (breakfast is gross, socks don’t fit right, etc), I know that she won’t be able to get her shit together until she has gone to the school office, called home and apologized. She’s a little weird, but we love her.

  • Rebecca S. says:

    Thank God Scott is not the twins’ father. He is such an a-hole. And Tami Taylor is a pretty good mom, but after she had the baby, she was not herself- a little short tempered, spending a little too much time with the other guidance counselor, etc. Of course, Coach Taylor can do no wrong in my eyes. (sigh)

  • Wendi says:

    I hate to tell you, but I have dibs on Coach Taylor. Mostly because he was spotted at my grocery store, which means I can abduct him easier than you.

  • Sara says:

    OMG! Totally forgot to tell you – Dylan called me earlier today and asked me to tell you she’s sorry. She said she would most likely do it again, but that you’re always right…accept when she’s right…which is more often. GL tomorrow!

  • Mandy says:

    I LOVE Friday Night Lights. I didn’t know that others had a crush on coach Taylor too…duh, should have guessed it! He is a dream man. I want to be Tami.

  • Tiffaney says:

    You are seriously one of the best bloggers out there! In a few paragraphs, you’ve touched on quite a few emotions, painted quite a picture (oh that rascal Scott), probably nursed your twins TWICE already, and spun swirling plates in the air. You are truly awe inspiring. I want to be Kelsey when I grow up.

  • Peta says:

    welcome to motherhood….I think the best you’ll get is hearing in a few yars about how much she loved that summer camp. The only way I know the kids liked anything is when the ask years later to go again……
    But I wil say it “You are an awesome mom. You make Tami Taylor look like Joan Crawford!”

  • Aunt Marcia (Guess Whose?) says:

    If you really want to ‘torture’ Dylan,
    send her to Girl Scout Camp when she’s old enough. They serve pink frankfurters (that’s their idea of a meat dish), make you serve yourself, clean up your own dishes, do your own laundry and sleep in bunk houses with ants/mice and bugs in your bed. At least that’s what I encountered for the 2 weeks of horror my parents sent me on.

  • johanna says:

    It is a very depressing season but bthat Tami totally rules the roost. There might not be anything worse than a crying drop off but I’m sure she made a little friend -who she told in confidence- that the crying was just an act and she was fine and her mom is a superstar for getting out of the house to get her to camp 🙂

  • Emily Keenan says:

    Oh, I try to channel Tami Taylor all of the time too. It’s easy to channel Eric Taylor by the way – you just have to say everything twice. And when I want to channel Tim Riggins, I just drink a lot. I am best at channeling him.

  • Coma Girl says:

    Someone once told me that kids act that way when you drop them off for your benefit. Sort of like “Look, I love you so much I can’t stand to be apart from you.”
    My daughter’s always fine 50 seconds after I leave the room.

  • Jacquie says:

    Still LOVE FNL. My favorite show. You are doing a great job w/all your kiddos! Glad Dylan enjoyed camp after all that!

  • I thought I was the only one who watches FNL. The Taylor marriage comes pretty close to what it’s actually like to be married, altho I think it might be easier to a man who looked like Coach T (of course my husband might say it’s would be easier to be married to someone who looked like Tami. Hmm). But alas, my youthful love for the bad boy seems not to have gone away… Tim Riggins…maybe HE could come and babysit? For me, I mean. Not my kids.

  • We’re always the ones suffering long after they’ve recovered. When I visited my mother in FL she knew all about the Kardashians, I’m sorry to say. I LOVE Coach Taylor and Tammi. It’s the best show ever.

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