Sunday, September 20, 2009

Wanna Ride Bikes?

Ever Heard that Joke? Heheh. If not, sorry, its an ADHD joke and I wouldn't want to offend any one. Oh who am I kidding?!! I don't care : How many kids with ADHD does it take to change a light bulb?

"Wanna Ride bikes?" *she says looking away absentmindedly*

HAHAHAH!!! Funny right? And oh so freakin true. Only in our case today it was :How many 7 year old kids with ADHD does it take to learn how to ride a bike?

"What kind of bug is that? I have to blow my nose. Look at the rock on the ground. I'm thirsty, what was that sound?"

Yep you heard right, my 7 year old still has yet to learn how to ride a bike. Why? Not for lack of trying. Although, we did give up for a while just to save our sanity and to prevent him from getting hit by a car or running into a parked one. This was WITH training wheels people. Yeah. The kid couldn't look straight ahead. He actually showed interest in Riding today *GASP* and asked to take the training wheels off. Might have something to do with the fact that he is grounded from Video games, but I'll take it. SOOOOO Today we took the training wheels off!! It was an adventure. No broken limbs or gaping flesh wounds. So all in all, a good time. He actually did pretty well for his first day sans training wheels. I'm pretty proud. Thank you Adderall. Although, the above made up joke... about the bugs and such? Yeah that was today. Even on the meds! lol That's my BOY!!! And his poor scrawny body (probably partly due to the wonderful Adderall) had a hard time with the whole pushing of the pedals. Skinny skinny gamer child *shakes head*. Little sister didn't help much trying to RAM into him every chance she got on her little trike. Such a little snot! lol We still have a lot of work to do to get him able to ride on his own. Without us there to catch him. And to learn how to TURN. But good day none the less. I even let him fall a couple of times so he could learn how to catch himself. THAT was actually kinda hard. But like I said, he came out IN TACT so no harm done. Right?

Another Milestone tomorrow. Baby girls first day in "preschool" aka Childcare. I'm freaking out a little. This is my BABY. And its making me want ANOTHER baby cause she is growing up too fast. But I don't WANT another baby really, so I'm just going to have to suck it up and cry in private. Plus she needs to go so I can go back to school full time (next week EEK), and she needs some interaction with other kids now that she is almost 4! Time to cut the cord a little huh? It's bad. The only people who have ever babysat my kids are our parents and a close friend or 2 a hand full of times. And by hand full I mean I can probably count them on one hand. Really. I'm a little nuts like that sometimes. I blame the military life. Really, it can't be me. Its just that we aren't USED to people being around to count on so we count on ourselves. So, like I said. TOTALLY the fault of the MIL life. Anyway, Wish me luck tomorrow. Hope she has a good day and she can pry me off of her when its time to leave. Its supposed to be the other way around. I know. So sue me.

10 comments:

  1. Girl I am cracking up at the light bulb joke!! BAHAHA That is SO us! Tre with his Adderall and me with my Vyvanse, we make a good team! I am so proud of you for going back to school! YAY ATLANTA!! You can be my cheerleader when the twins go to school and I HAVE to go back in a few years!

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  3. Soo funny! Don't ya just love having kids? My 3 year old starts preschool in January, I can't wait!!!

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  4. Funny stuff. I love the way that kiddos think~

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  5. Awww congrats to your son!!!! That is awesome :)
    I hope today (?) went well for your daughter. Actually, I'm sure she was fine. I hope you are ok!!! Still think it's so awesome you went back to school. You rock!

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  6. Oh, I bet he'll learn to ride soon - he sounds determined (even if he's also distracted)

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  7. How did the first day of school go? I hope that it went smashingly. This is how it goes for us...

    http://leighvslaundry.blogspot.com/2009/08/ghosts-of-first-day-of-school-past.html

    You'll get a good laugh!

    XO
    Leigh

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  8. Found you from another faithful follower and love your blog! My daughter is almost 9 and she can't ride hers either. I turn into the military mom when she tries. Poor girl!

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  9. i have never heard an adhd joke.
    i LOVE it.
    its so hard to remember there are other mothers out there fightin the good fight too

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  10. Excellent read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on that. And he actually bought me lunch because I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch!


    bobber

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