Monday, September 24

Oh Broccoli, You Really Stink Up My Life

Kristen has asked a very good question. She wanted to know if having Dora on the broccoli bag has any influence over the eating of the broccoli.

No.

It doesn't matter that the Green Giant is on the bag. Dora is of no assistance. Nor is her sidekick Diego. I don't think even Barney* could keep the broccoli from ending up where it will end up. On the walls. On the floor. In the bulldog's mouth. Everywhere but in the toddler's mouth where it belongs. This is a big ol' problem for me. I once had a toddler that loved, LOVED her vegetables. She tried many times to convince me that all she needed was some Lima beans, sweet potatoes, and uncooked broccoli and she was set for life. I don't know what happened, but she woke up a few weeks ago and decided she doesn't eat green anymore. I keep serving it, she keeps ignoring it. Grr.

The fact that the bulldog ends up eating the discarded broccoli is like adding insult to injury. Have you ever heard the stories about how all bulldogs do is fart and snore? They're all lies. Lies, I tell you. Because all bulldogs do is FART and SNORE. It's like both ends have to be making noise at all times and must leave a cloud of stink everywhere they go. And guess what broccoli does to a bulldog? Makes it really easy to determine which end is stinkier, for one. So Meg eats the broccoli, I nearly die of lung poisoning, and Alexis doesn't eat the green stuff. Whatever. I'm over it.

*Lest you forget, fine friends and family, Barney DOES NOT LIVE IN PENNSYLVANIA. Any gifts bearing his likeness will promptly be burned and their ashes spread all over West Virginia. Not even a gift receipt could save his purple butt from my trusty grill.

3 comments:

  1. Haha, we've got a stinky dog ourselves but not on the scale of a bulldog. Sorry about the veggies. It only gets worse as they get older. Great blog, by the way!

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  2. anglophilefootballfanatic.com10:36 PM

    Is this where Karen "met" you? And, you know what? I love that picture of the projectile bully.

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  3. anglophilefootballfanatic.com10:36 PM

    Is this where Karen "met" you? And, you know what? I love that picture of the projectile bully.

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