Sunday, April 5, 2009

Help Wanted Ad

Help Wanted:

Looking for energetic, personable, fun-loving housemate. MUST LOVE KIDS! Must have a multitude of childcare skills such as knowing how to diaper,
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dress, feed, and nurture children while simultaneously fighting off wet willies, wedgies, and noogies (those who don't know what those are need not apply). Wrestling moves a plus.
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Knowledge of video games a big plus.
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Knowledge and experience with sports an absolute must, including football, baseball, basketball.
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Fishing and hunting skills extra.
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Must have driver's license and be capable of buckling in every type of carseat. Must have experience driving 15-passenger van with screaming children through McDonald's drive-up.
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Must enjoy going to pee-wee sporting events, school plays, dentist waiting rooms and 7-11. Ability to cheer and film simultaneously a definite plus.
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Responsibilities also to include--grocery shopping, Christmas shopping, cooking, laundry,
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and shoulder rides
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Extra bonus for sewing an extra credit school project.
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Extra, extra bonus for Christmas morning assembly projects:
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repair work, and mixing up large batches of chocolate chip cookie dough, then allowing children to eat without parents' knowledge. Carpentry skills
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and auto repair skills an absolute necessity.
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Must be aware of current styles and have an eye for color and interior design. Must know current dances including "The Sprinkler."
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Must enjoy late night cooking, conversation, and lots of hugs.
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It's too quiet around here! We miss you Will!

(Will recently deciced it was time to fly the coop and move into a bachelor pad with friends. I enjoy every age and stage of parenting--except this one--when they LEAVE!)

5 comments:

Pastoor Family said...

Awwww....I want Will to live at my house too!!!! I couldn't help but leave you a comment today....I love reading about your family and have your blog posted on mine! You inspire me :)

Wendy

amber said...

Dearest Will,
Please move to Texas and be my nanny! You will like it here. There are lots of hot girls your age and they walk around in bikinis most of the time... we have a pool ... you can have your own room (I'll kick one of the kids out of theirs) ... Please!

Pastoor Family said...

Very much looking forward to seeing those adorable pictures!! Thanks for the "Jubilee" insight....we hadn't thought of it that way. She actually would be our 8th....we lost a baby between #1's and 2.....That kind of reminds me of the post you wrote just recently.....what number do we go by???? :(

Stevens Family said...

What an amazing son you have! I can only imagine how difficult it is when your child moves on :( Hugs to you Ann. I hope he checks in often.

maxhelcal said...

aww...this is such a cute post! What a wonderful boy you have there! They are a rare breed!