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Re: OT/The Joys of Auntiehood

LOL - I can relate Andrea, believe me.  Cats got it all going on!

On 2/17/06, Andrea Hodges <andrea.hodges@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Let me applaud all of you parents out there. I've been wondering off and
> on
> lately if I might change my mind and want to have children. Several things
> have pointed me in the NO direction. Tonight, my 10 year old niece and her
> best friend came to spend the night with me. I made them chicken alfredo
> (Caroline's favorite) for dinner. She told me later that she didn't feel
> good.
> I gave her pepto and she and her friend went on to play. A few minutes
> later
> she came back in and sat down and said, I still don't feel good, and then
> projectile vomited all over the carpet, her shoes, the chair, almost got
> one
> of the dogs. As I sat and stared dumbfounded for a few seconds it
> continued.
> I leapt from my chair to get a towel and eventually the storm passed as I
> stood and held her hair out of her face.
> I did manage to get her cleaned up, call her mother, and get her AND her
> friend packed off to their respective homes.  Then much cleaning ensued.
> No, I don't want kids. But I applaud those of you who have managed to
> survive
> parenthood.
> A
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