Sunday, 8 February 2009

F*cked Off!!

Sometimes I think Cruella is right I am no more than a cook, cleaner, bank and babysitter to the boys.
A few weeks ago Charlie asked me to help him with his homework, he had to complete his family tree and replace each family member with a celebrity (not sure if I blogged about it or not). Anyway I helped him and a few hours later he had a (tactfully) completed family tree - not easy when there are two of everything!

The plan was that he than had to complete his family tree, from the one we did , in German - so he would cut out the celebrity pictures one by one from the homework and complete the German version in class time.

When sorting his bag out this weekend, I noticed he'd had the completed version marked returned to him. Feeling really excited as we'd put so much work into it I was so pleased he'd been given an A grading......Until I noticed that every other member of his family was there just as we'd arranged it - everyone except for me!!

I asked Charlie why he had left me off and he replied 'Oh, did I? I guess I must have forgotten about you!'.

So, I excused myself before I blew a gasket!

I just can't believe him sometimes. He's 12 years old and his parents have been separated since he was 3. He remembers who I am when he needs help with something, when he needs driving somewhere, when he needs something bought for him - but I obviously sit way under his radar when he thinks about his 'family'.

You know what - I'm off to have a pity party all by myself. 6 miles on the treadmill with my I*pod should just about calm me down enough to be able to cook him tea without saying something I may later regret.

5 comments:

Sarah said...

I'm so sorry he did this to you. I can't imagine how hard it must be to hold your tongue right now.

Trixi said...

Bless ya honey,our kids never fail to amaze me and very often dissapoint us too. But we luv em all the same.

cassee01 said...

Yes, that would really hurt my feelings too, but you are handling it way better than me. Kudos to you for not overeacting, which I'm sure I would've.

Mimi said...

I would be so crazed!! I know that will happen to me. You know why? Because their mother is a psychopath and they know it! If they put me on anything, she would flip. I wonder if Cruella is the same and the boys are scared of her??

Kami

TripleKTrouble said...

Omg I would cry. :( The thoughtfulness and thoughtlessness sometimes amazes me.

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