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Monday, December 27, 2010

Over 400 Miles To Go

Another lovely holiday with lots of goodies in tow,
We had over 400 miles to go.

You slept the first two hours full of bliss,
And then suddenly awakened, you were completely pissed.

We stopped for a break, new diaper and food,
Jammies, we thought surely would help achieve an improved attitude?

Then back in the car,
Mommy and Daddy became the ultimate rock stars!

Your expression was priceless and your face all aglow,
As a tiny TV came out of the roof and there appeared your favorite show!

Was it Thomas the Train that saved the day,
Or that nice Toyota dealer who said we couldn't buy it any other way?

We made it home safe and sound, but the secret is out,
And I think it's safe to say, car rides will never be the same for our little sprout.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Natalie said...

Super cute, Tonya! On Christmas night, on the way home from Jason's sister's house in Temecula (a total of about a 35 minute car ride), Ms. L screamed the entire way. So I couldn't imagine 400 miles. Jason and I always say THANK GOD for the DVD player in the car! It keeps 2/3 of the kids quiet!

December 27, 2010 at 2:57 PM  
Blogger Gigi said...

Ah yes, I remember the days well of not being able to get in the car for more than 30 minutes without a movie playing!

Now we have DSs.

December 27, 2010 at 3:01 PM  
Blogger singedwingangel said...

Dear Lord it makes me wonder how our families did it without those when we were kids lol

December 27, 2010 at 3:17 PM  
Blogger Sherri said...

Sweet! If only they had those when I was a kid...

December 27, 2010 at 6:24 PM  
Blogger Ashley said...

I came across your blog via a button blog hop on the mommy blog. I don't have kids but your blog title caught my eye! What a cute idea!! Writing your blog in forms of letters to your son. So cute. Have a great week.

http://www.blessingsbyblog.blogspot.com/

December 28, 2010 at 6:26 AM  
Blogger Leah said...

Oh boy! Welcome to the wonderful world of tv in the car buddy! I think I would get sick myself if I tried watching a movie while the car was moving...

December 28, 2010 at 8:53 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

Ha! I LOVE that this is a poem! We swear by our DVD player!

December 29, 2010 at 8:19 AM  

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