Thursday, 22 October 2009

Copy of 'It's Not Your Fault' anyone?

Just thinking it might be worth me trying to get hold of a copy of the book from 'How to Be' for my youngest now.  The past couple of days have, frankly scared the bejaysus out of me - although I have managed to keep it hidden quite well with all my laughter.

It's been a source of amusement to me for a while now, that my 2yr old son knows 'Bob' and will point him out and say his name.  It's also got quite serious once when we had a tug of war over my Twilight bookmark with him crying out 'Bob! Bob!' as I tried to snatch it back form his chocolatey hands.  Yesterday, however, I feel we may have crossed a line.

Now how could this have happened?  I'm sure that I don't expose them to too much of my Rob obsession, I mean, we're a pretty normal family.  The oldest two play football each week, here's my eldest with his 'player of the week' trophy:


Everybody's kitchen walls look like this, right?

And I think they look quite normal.  For example, here's Harry, the cause of my current concerns:

Just got my regular clothes & beanie on in the house...

So, my concerns began yesterday andm I have to admit I was more than a little amused by it.  Harry was, under very close supervision, looking at my New Moon Movie Guide when he came to a picture of Edward & Bella.  He pointed to Edward and said "Bob!".  Aww, doesn't it make you swell with pride?!  Then he pointed to Bella and said...."Mummy!"  OMG, I had a friend here too and din;t know whether to laugh or be embarrassed.  I laughed.  Then I swore that I hadn't taught him to do it (TRUE!).

Then, yesterday afternoon he embarked on this little public display of affection




Yep, he actually did kiss Rob, and nope, he didn't learn it from me.  I don't do that.  Well, not with the kids in the room anyway.

Today I decided to erm, expand and update Rob corner a little.  All was going well and Harry was most appreciative until I took my Twilight poster down to replace it with a New Moon one.  Then he went mad, shouting "BACK! BACK!".  I giggled nervously before trying to calm him down.
  "It's ok look, I've got this new one to put up" 
*unroll it to show him*

Worrying, I think you'll agree.  Oh, and he's been doing the Bella/Mummy thing all day again too.

Maybe it's time to tone things down a little, before he grows into Art in How To Be??!


"Dr Ellington?  Yes I'd like an advance booking for my 2yr old please..."


Meg said...

LOL Stan. It's cool. My godson is only 4 months old and was born right during the height of my Twihysteria ( it's ever calmed down). It's all he's ever known. Imagine how fucked up he's going to be! It's great. I just think of it like I'm raising a little soldier to fight for my cause. He'll defend me and my crazy til the bitter end. Bwahahahahaha!

TwiWeasel said...

I've really got to see this "How to Be." I feel that I am missing out. And nothing is wrong with Harry, he's just being affectionate towards his mother's object of affection!

TwiWeasel said...

I wouldn't worry unless he is being lustful toward your object of lust. *evil grin*

Stoney said...

He's freakin' adorable. Just wait till he starts telling strangers about Bob and Mummy.

Robinn said...

Omigosh - haven't laughed this hard in a while, Stan! I lurve your Rob corner and your son is both cute and hilarious!! Must admit that Rob *is* kissable so no worries unless he's still doing that 10 years from now. I think I need to read/watch How to Be - the curiousity is killing me. The photo of RobArt with his head in the vegetable freezer at the market is priceless.

Fire Crotch said...

I need a Rob corner.

Your sons are adorable! I must get my nephew a beanie for Christmas and some flannel...and a stoli vodka shirt. Okay, maybe not the last thing.


Anonymous said...

LOLOL!!!! I almost peed myself...I LOVE YOUR KITCHEN!!!! HAHAHAHA!!! BOB!!! I love it!!! AS soon as I saw the title of your post...I pictured Art holding the book...too funny. I think all of my kids have read the book secretly...b/c it's their philosophy on everything!! Great post.

Anonymous said...

I think you are just raising them right. If only Twilight had been out when my boys were that age.

Love your Rob corner. I'm not brave enough to hang Rob posters at work. Mine stay hidden at work. Just call me a big chicken. LOL

TwiWeasel said...

*sigh* can't have my own Rob corner in the kitchen, my DH would shit purple twinkies if I tried that...but the laundry room...that's all mine. *evil grin* I'll send pix when I get it perfected...

Z Any Mouse said...

Stan I am totes jealous of your KitchenRob corner! I would be kicked out on the street if I dared to put one up. I do have some miniscule sized pics in my sewing room (Z mouse cave), and I already get rolling eyes from the family from that. I'm thinking of renting a Public Storage unit so I can wallpaper it with jawporn. Well, I can dream can't I? Your boys are adorable.