Say a Little Prayer

My daughter and I say a little prayer while we’re lying together at bedtime.

Just a little diddle.

But I switched it up the other night to one we’ve never said before. And she started to repeat as I spoke.

Is she repeating? OMG she is! Where’s my phone? I need to video this… Crap I can’t do that.. is that wrong? Do you tape the Serenity Prayer?

WHOA! My child is a genius! She is going to fly through school!

Should we put her in kindergarten now? I mean she’s clearly got a high IQ.

I should tell Brian that we’re dealing with a child who is going to be a Dr or a scientist.

This will cost a lot of money. I’ll start saving now.

You have to do what you have to do for your child, especially when they’re as gifted as mine.

* hand patting back in mind


Me: God grant me

Her: God grant me

Me: the serenity

Her: the sernty

Me: to accept

Her: yah

Me: the things

Her: the things

Me: I cannot change

Her: my pants


Maybe I got a little carried away.


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17 Responses to Say a Little Prayer
  1. Mark
    July 23, 2012 | 6:55 am

    What are talking about? Her change-up in the last line was total Genius!

    • multitaskingmumma
      August 1, 2012 | 10:26 pm

      I’ve been stashing money into an RESP.
      Keep those comments comin’

  2. Cathy Adams
    July 23, 2012 | 7:31 am

    LOL too funny.

  3. Ali
    July 23, 2012 | 10:00 am

    At least she’s wearing pants which puts her a little closer to doctor or scientist than stripper.

    • multitaskingmumma
      August 1, 2012 | 10:26 pm

      tonight she removed all of her pj’s, made a point of throwing them with purpose onto the floor, and then fell asleep.

  4. Alison
    July 23, 2012 | 10:14 am

    Hahahaha!! Totally funny your girl.

  5. Jackie
    July 23, 2012 | 1:22 pm

    Cute! At least you’re trying and she’s is… mostly trying!

  6. Lady Estrogen
    July 23, 2012 | 10:25 pm

    Haha. Throws in the curve ball right at the end ;P

    • multitaskingmumma
      August 1, 2012 | 10:25 pm

      My child is hilarious.
      And gifted.
      Never doubt this.

  7. teresa
    July 24, 2012 | 6:27 am

    Hahahaha! That is adorable!

  8. Kimberly
    July 24, 2012 | 7:09 am

    There is no room here for Jesus…unless he wants to sleep with the dog but he’s pretty comfortable in his bed.
    We’ve never prayed with Chunky.
    Should be interesting since he’s going to a Catholic school.
    He also likes clean pants.

    • multitaskingmumma
      August 1, 2012 | 10:24 pm

      Jesus is in your heart.
      And your butt.
      He has to live there because there are horrible things that come out.
      You’re gross and you know it.

  9. Jen {at} take2mommy
    July 24, 2012 | 8:31 pm

    Adorable! My boys say a prayer at bedtime also… that “Now I lay me down to sleep” prayer. Except they say it as fast as they can so it sounds like “Nowilaymedowntosleepipraythelordmysoultokeep…”

    • multitaskingmumma
      August 1, 2012 | 10:23 pm

      LOL I used to say the prayer before dinner like that. My mom would get so angry!!

  10. Natalie @MamaTrack
    July 24, 2012 | 9:18 pm

    I love it! She’s so precious.

    • multitaskingmumma
      August 1, 2012 | 10:23 pm

      Thank you! She’s becoming very much her own person

  11. Galit Breen
    July 25, 2012 | 9:26 am

    Hee! Love every last bit of this west moment.

    {I’m totally patting your back, mama!}

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