Apparently I say "crap" a lot. I know I have said, "What's all this crap all over the floor?" I'm not proud of it. It's a terribly crude way to express myself. This was made glaringly clear to me on Sunday evening when I was getting Lilly ready for bed.
me: Lilly, what happened to your room? It's a mess! You have stuff everywhere.
Lilly: I don't know mom.
me: Okay, work on it tomorrow with Daddy.
Lilly: But it's too much.
me: I know, start with putting your clothes away. Tomorrow I want you to fold your clothes and put them in your drawers.
Lilly: Okay mommy. And I know, I know, pick up all this crap off the floor.
me: audible GULP and nearly pass out
me: You know Lil, I say that word a lot...
Lilly: You mean crap?
me: Yes, I say that word a lot, but it is actually not a nice word to say like that. I am going to work really hard on not saying that.
Lilly: Okay Momma
What is it about our children that makes our short comings jump out at us? I'll add it to my list of things I need to work on...