Farrah had a sleep over at her friend's house a few weeks ago, but we decided it was our turn to have the sleep over at our house. The two girls are very fond of each other and love to play together, but of course there's always going to be incidents. The first one was the dead bird. I saw them going up and down the back deck and then huddled together in a chair. When I was on the phone, I had to quickly excuse myself so I could tell the girls to put down the dead bird and stop petting the poor thing. "We want to bury it." was Farrah's response. "I wish I could take it home to my house." was Audrey's. Eww, eww, eww. My response:
"DROP IT! DROP IT! DROP IT!"
"Come inside. DON'T TOUCH ANYTHING!"
"Come wash your hands. Don't touch ANYTHING!"
"Please don't touch that bird again. I know it's sad, but it's a little gross too."
Next...AGHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!! On the phone again, "I gotta go, gotta go, gotta go!" "MOMMY!!! AGHHHHHHHHHH!!!!" Tag + slammed doors + little fingers = no bueno. While Farrah was okay and survived with all fingers intact and no broken bones, she was not a fan of the ice on the hands. When a 4 year old friend, says she's sorry...they mean it, but more for fear of getting in trouble. How do I know this? Because Farrah had the same sort of apology for Audrey later. They were arguing because Farrah wanted to sing "Circle of Life" from The Lion King, but Audrey wanted to actually watch the movie. So during their argument, Farrah threatened to eat Audrey. Audrey came downstairs crying and Farrah was freaking out and screaming "I SAID I'M SORRY!!!" She wasn't. So, I had to clarify whether Farrah intended on using salt and pepper when eating Audrey or not. This made them laugh. Then Audrey said she's bitten herself before and I asked her how her arm tasted. Not good. "See Farrah, not a good idea." I got them to settle down for now, hope they're out for the night.