Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Hush!

As I was taking my 5 year old daughter to Kindergarten this morning, I turned on the Ipod and put on one of her favorite songs, Sugarland "All I Wanna Do". This is a fun song to jam out with because of the catchy tune. I was singing along, rather loudly as I usually do when a song is on that I like and know the words to when I was abruptly halted from my musical enjoyment. Shelby was yelling something. I turned down the radio and looked back at her. With much shock and dismay she had her hands over her ears and her eyes were squinted very tightly.

"What, sweetheart?" I asked.

"Mom, would you please quiet down. My ears are already hurting and you are making it much worse with your singing." She replied.

*sigh* ...and to think I was once the female vocalist in a band, but my own daughter doesn't want to listen to me. As soon as she exited the truck at school I began to sing wail again. Thank goodness Emily is too little to shush me! *wink*

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12 comments, add yours here:

Bree said...

OMG I can relate. I am a voice teacher (well, before I had kids!) and my kids will sometimes tell me to stop singing! Right now I'm in the girls' good graces, since I play "princess songs" on the piano for them.

When did we start being not so cool? LOL

The Woman said...

omg I remember saying that to my mom lol

Callie Ann said...

OH Girl that is Funny Stuff... Wail away!!!!!!!!!!!!

Desert Songbird said...

Oooooo! My kids have to suffer with it!

LazyCrazyMama said...

LOL!! What a cutie :) My two little ones haven't yet learned how to tell me to shut up ;) My 11-year old though... she just rolls her eyes.

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

How adorable honey. Shelby is just all that and a bag of chips. I love your kids honey. Have a great day. Big hug and lotsa lovies. :)

feefifoto said...

Reminds me of a story I saw once in the New York times Metropolitan Diary, the section that publishes people's cute stories about things they've observed in the city. Someone overheard a teenage girl begging her father "When we get there, please don't sing." The father was Billy Joel.

Mo said...

I triple LOVE your new header, sweetie!
And Shelby doesn't know how good she's got it to have a super star singing Mommy!!!

KathyUSA said...

Ohh how I love to sing in the car. The older kids just join in now. My 4 yr old does have sensitive ears too. She regularly tells me the music is too loud. Bless their little hearts! Don't quit singing!

Akelamalu said...

You sang with a band? WOW!

Linda said...

Gee, where have I heard this before though I never sang with a band before! Amanda rather hates it when I sing in the car but she can either get used to it or walk!

Twisted Cinderella said...

lol too cute!