Thursday, March 13, 2008

True confessions of a slacker mom...


Easton has been telling me for over a week now that she had a science fair project due. Since I never saw a paper about it I kept brushing it off, thinking that I would help her with it as soon as I got the information. She kept saying, "Mom I think my project is due on Friday." I said I didn't think so because Friday is a half day. Well this morning I was going through some papers on my dresser when low and behold I found a paper that said science fair project due Thursday March 13. Oops! I felt so bad because it was clearly my fault that she didn't get it done. So I ran out to the kitchen and said, "Somebody think of a really quick science project!" Landon came up with the idea to test the differences between the heartbeats of a person, a dog, and a guinea pig. I grabbed some colored cardstock and told Easton to quickly draw some pictures of Landon, Jack (our dog), and Clover (our guinea pig). While she did that I ran around looking for something that we could use for the display board. Jackpot! We still had the large cardboard box from our new dryer. I cut off a chunk of it and folded it into a board. Landon helped Easton check all of the heartbeats then we typed up her findings, printed them out and slapped everything on the board with some doublestick tape. Whew! We did all of this, including getting everyone ready for school, in about 30 minutes. Can anyone top that procrastination story?

3 comments:

Melinda said...

You are the most awesome Mom!!!! Melinda~

The Cranes said...

I know I never could have pulled something like that off! I'm impressed.

CrabbyFamily said...

ha ha!! i'm not the only one!!