Speed Crazy

Gavin’s whims come and go with each sunset.  Last week he wanted strawberries for every meal.  This week he’s appalled if I even suggest them for a snack.  Yesterday, his orange Crocs were the only shoes his feet would accept.  Today, he whipped them across the room when I set them out for him.

So when we moved to our new apartment and he took an interest in The Speed Channel, one of our new cable stations, I thought nothing of it.

That was two months ago.

His obsession with this network has not only stuck, but intensified.  We watch Nascar, Indy Car, stock cars, funny cars, and Monster Jam.  Did you know the Speed Channel has a game show?  It’s called Pass Time.  I’VE SEEN EVERY EPISODE EVER FILMED.

Can someone save me?  I’m this close to giving myself the “Miley” ‘do using mild insanity with a dash of rage rather than scissors.

Lesson learned:  don’t write a post about how much I love being home on a Tuesday.  Thursday is a whole different scene.

Do your kids have obsessions that make you insane?  How do you cope?  And when will it stop??

About Carinn Jade

Mother, lawyer, yogi, writer, non-sleeper. Published @NYTMotherlode. Contributor @Mommyish @Moonfrye @HuffPostLive. I like beer (not wine) & tea (not coffee) & being a contrarian.
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8 Responses to Speed Crazy

  1. The Yogic Housewife says:

    Never a dull moment with the constantly amusing and endlessly interesting toddlers!

  2. Sorry, no one can save you unfortunately. But it’s funny to read about.

  3. cherylhuffer says:

    Phew. At least you picked Miley and not Brittney circa 2007.

  4. My son was obsessed for a while with making drawing of animals into stuffed animals…yeah, he had me sewing paper! Luckily the obsession only last a few months. He hasn’t talked about it much lately.

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