Good Morning or Evening wherever this finds you on the globe.
Happy Fri-Yay Funday!
Fun Today is when I finally got my kids attention and they noticed me. YAY!!!!
I was so excited to share the interview Kally from MiddleMe (our fellow blogger) did on me on Monday with my 4 kids and sent them the link and got no response, which didn’t surprise me, because I’m used to it. My husband and I were just lamenting over the fact that we rarely hear from them and of course no news is good news but we often wonder, “do they ever think of us at all“? We hear from some of our friends, how their kids call everyday which always makes a little sad. And then we go to the place none of us should go which is blaming ourselves. “What did we do wrong or maybe do right”? Idk. We’d be thrilled with every 2 weeks. Is that asking for too much? If you read my posts, you’ll know we are a really close knit family and really love each other but we still would like to hear from them once in a while without being the ones that always reach out. And even when we do, rarely do they call back unless of course it’s an emergency.
We made a pact that we would not call and wait to see how long it took for them to call us. We even made up some texts we never sent. “Hi, it’s Mom and Dad and we thought we’d give you a quick update. Harry (our dog died), Ollie (our cat ran away), we listed our house and are moving; oh, and grandma got run over by a reindeer”. 🤣 We didn’t send it but we had fun laughing and scratching our heads. The good news is, I don’t need to worry about them reading this of course, so there’s that. 😜 To be fair one did text me and one is living at home so he has to talk to us. Ha Ha! Sweet Revenge.
I was disappointed but it’s not the first time this has happened. If you are a mom and or dad perhaps you share our frustration. For those of you who are in constant communication like some of our friends are with their kids, we have to tell the truth, we’re a little bit “jelly”. For those of you who have the same experience with yours, you’re not alone and we feel your pain. (Pain in the asses..ha ha)!
A huge shout out to all of you kids ( big and little….. I call mine every couple of days and text most days) who call your parents regularly, just to say Hi and let them know you are alive. Kuddos to us!
So, I sent the link of the interview to them on Monday and got no response back. Three days later I got the text and screen shot below with NO mention of my interview of course. No surprise there! Hey, at least they’re consistent. 😜
I need to give you a little fill in here first. I have been told by my writing group that you need to build a platform if you want to have any publisher look at your book and as much Facebook and Instagram are not my BFF’s, I’ve been starting to keep up at bit. One of my daughters clicked all of these people I need to follow on my phone so I have been trying to stay active. I don’t know most of them and am not sure why they are even there. Honestly, I don’t think I can sustain this much longer.
Sterling K. Brown is one of the people that shows up on my feed. For those of you who don’t know who he is, here’s a little back ground on him. He is in a show, This Is Us that we watch so I guess that’s why she put him on my follow list.
Sterling Kelby Brown (born April 5, 1976) is an American actor. He has portrayed Christopher Darden in the FX limited series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016) and, as of 2020, stars as Randall Pearson in the NBC drama series This Is Us (2016–present). Both roles have earned him Primetime Emmy Awards and the latter also won him a Golden Globe Award. Brown has also played supporting roles in the films Black Panther (2018) and Waves (2019), and recently appeared on the Amazon Primeoriginal series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Here is the message I woke up to on our Family Phone Text.
Daughter # 2: Look at what my friends screenshot and send to me
From Daughter # 2: Oh my god. Out of control
Me: Your friends should spend more time worrying about their own lives. And you have the nerve. He at least went to my site and “hit me up” on my website and blog. Actually quite happy you found a reason to notice me. Have a good day!😘
My Son: Send the link to this post
Me: I just did… thanks. I sent Kally’s link again which is what I thought he wanted and I got excited.
It’s above too.
My Son: Lol the link to his post and where he hit you up
Me: I would not subject him to you all!
Daughter # 3: We need proof
Me: I’m done with y’all
My Son: What’s this guys name all?
Daughter #2 How do you not know who Sterling Brown is? What’s wrong with mom anyways?!
Me: Maybe you all should get a life too!
My son: Haha, omg all of the older women commenting on his post. I would still like to see where he commented to you.
You gotta admit he is pretty damn cute. Here is the video of Sterling I responded to.
So the moral of the story is our kids are always watching us, even if it’s just to torture us, daughter number 1 was smart to never comment, and my one and only son is looking for a new place to live (not really) and I’m LMAO!!!!!
Have a great weekend!!!! And remember, we’re doing our job if we’re embarrassing our kids.
I’ll see you Monday with my interview from Kally so stay tuned.
Thanks for reading this and let me know if you have any fun stories as well. I’d love to hear!
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