I just want to close my eyes. Just 5 more minutes~ Please! Every single child is awake and all I want to do is close my eyes. The oldest two are playing in their rooms, Annie is "reading" the books in her room and Dels is in her crib gooing to herself, I am just laying in bed listening~ ok it's more of a half listening/half sleeping. Dels squeaks, Annie runs in announcing that Dels is crying and runs to her rescue. She can't reach the pacifier so she just starts entertaining Dels instead. "Old MmmDonald had a farm, EIEIO, with a moo moo here and moo moo here, Old MmmmDonald had a farm EIEIO~ with a moo moo here and a moo moo here, EIEIO!" It's an interesting verse, Dels is enjoying it. Upon hearing this Lolo comes running to join the sing a long party. "No, no no, Annie you forgot a part..."
Both together: "Old McDonald had a farm EIEIO, and on this farm he has a cow, EIEIO, with a moo moo here and a moo moo there, here a moo there a moo everywhere a moo moo....."
As the verse carries on, Annie's words start to slur, she is trying to keep up with her sister, she wants to sing the song too~ eventually she gives up on this "correct" version and goes back to her mooing here and mooing here version.
In walks Molly, she just jumps in on Lolo's verse then speeds a head with the moo moo's so she can pick the next animal...a horse, then a pig, then a sheep, then a giraffe?
I am still laying in bed listening, eyes shut, just listening. Why would she pick a giraffe? The child is in Kindergarten, doesn't she know what animals are on a farm? Ok, so this should be interesting, exactly what does a giraffe say anyways?
And it goes a bit like this...
Annie: "Moo moo here and a moo moo here, here a moo here a moo, everywhere a moo moo"
Lolo: "Old McDonald had a farm, EIEIO, and on this farm there was a ??? Giraffe???" stops singing and is very confused.
Molly: "Old McDonald had a farm, EIEIO, and on this farm there was a GIRAFFE, EIEIO, with a whatever it says here and a whatever it says there, here a whatever it says there a whatever it says, Old McDonald had a farm EIEIO!"
"Molly, there aren't giraffe's on a farm!"
"I know that, I was just having fun!"
"Moo moo here and a moo moo here!"
"But we were singing a song about a farm, you have to say a farm animal!"
"Says who, I can say a giraffe!"
"But we are singing a song to Dels, so she won't cry and you are going to confuse her!"
"Old McDonald had a farm, EIEIO and on this farm there was a Rainbow, EIEIO"
"Moo moo here and a moo moo here, EIEIO"
"Uhhhh~ Old McDonald had a farm, EIEIO, and on this farm there was a HORSE, EIEIO"
All together now.
I am laying with my eyes shut, listening...
I can see the frustration in Lolo's eyes.
I can see the 'Oh Yeah, I'll show you' on Molly's face.
I can see the confusion on Annie's face and her shrugging her shoulders at her sisters.
And I can see Dels completely entertained and smiling at it all.
And I still have my eyes shut.