Thursday, July 29, 2010

Bad to the Bone

"On the day I was born, the nurses all gathered 'round
And they gazed in wide wonder at the joy they had found.
The head nurse spoke up, and she said 'Leave this one alone.'
She could tell right away that I was Bad to the Bone.
Bad to the Bone
Bad to the Bone
B-B-B-B-Bad 
B-B-B-B-Bad
Bad to the Bone."

Check out the "bad" tattoo on my youngest.

Yep, it's a Flounder-esque fish. Michaela Byrd says she is never taking it off.
Don't let the giggling face and the Princess pink ruffled romper fool you....

She's Bad to the Bone.

It's only a matter of time before she does hard time for stealing tricycles, smoking candy cigarettes behind the Sunday School nursery wing, or drinking too many juiceboxes.

We're looking into toddler military schools to see if we can't get her turned around.

On a serious note, my Show Me the Progress party is still going strong, and it's been really fun to see what other bloggers are working on. Thanks to the girls who have stopped by so far! You can link up any time before 10 pm (ET) on Friday. Beth is also hosting a chalkboard paint linky party today...should be fun!

Off to make sure my kids aren't spray painting graffiti on the neighbors' fence or some other delinquency.

{Are you enjoying your summer?}
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20 comments:

  1. Born to be WILD, huh? I got one like that too! He keeps getting kicked out of Sunday School, and his mommy is the teacher! I swear he's gonna be a slacker guitar player in a band! Your post cracked me up, as usual!

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  2. Oh no a real wild child;-) My oldest LOVES his bad to the bone Thomas the tank engine tatoos! What to do!!!

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  3. Can I just say that this post cracked me up?! Too funny :]

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  4. I hope to have my "progress" photo- worthy by Friday. I really need to get it done and this has been an incentive...I just need more time! AND MORE HANDS!

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  5. That Michaela Byrd. You gotta watch that one.

    But when a girl can rock a pink ruffled romper, what do you expect?

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  6. oh I've got one of those too-my 5 yr old!! she's the wild one!

    hoping to link up to your party later today but it's a crazy week with the kids doing tons of stuff and getting the camper ready-I'll try!!

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  7. She is the cutest little thing!
    The line about "behind the church nursery" made me laugh out loud. Too funny.
    :)

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  8. You are hysterical!!! I love the smoking candy cigarettes line. So funny! She's so stinkin' cute with her juvenille deliquent little self!!

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  9. But where is the pink and purple hair? I mean, seriously!!
    Too funny! Love her tattoo!!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  10. She is adorable! Love her sweet face!

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  11. Ha, ha, I love it. She really does have a mischievous twinkle in her eye :)

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  12. Hi! Adorable blog. I saw your comments on a few of the blogs that I visit; serenity is one of my favorite words (not to mention aspirations)!
    Best,
    Colleen

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  13. LMAO at envisioning that little hooligan spray painting graffiti. Hilarious. She's such a cutie.

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  14. What a cutie! Hadn't thought of those candy cigarettes in years. We all thought they were soooo cool.

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  15. Hi Amanda, that is too too cute..what beautiful girls you have!
    Hey I made it easy for you to leave a comment, or I made sure I had disabled all the word verif. and doodads..I enjoyed your post on that so much and it makes me think now everytime I visit a blog and have to jump through hoops to leave a comment! And I love comments.
    Have a blessed weekend and stop by for my Pink Saturday!

    Barb

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  16. That pantry makeover at House of Smiths is AMAZING!!!!
    Your little girl is TOO. CUTE.
    :)

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