So truth? I'm so excited to give valuable money to a school I do not fully support at an event with masses of loud and dirty children and pay for disgusting treats and junk that are not necessary while playing ridiculous carnival games. yes, that's the truth.
But what do I say? Oh, the carnival is tonight? You won 10 free tickets with your great behavior? That's awesome! Of course we're going, it will be great! Call your dad, make sure he'll be home, he won't want to miss this! Oh Senny, I hope you can finish your dinner because I take kids to the carnival who eat their dinner, and you do not want to miss the carnival! (I was secretly praying she wouldn't finish so I could stay home with her and send the boys with dad. bummer, she ate every bite).
So we're off and I'm so excited for the blessings I'm earning for this one. It's got to count for something.
** post edit: it wasn't terrible. the kids had a good time for the most part. the obstacle course was by far the best part. beckham getting whacked in the face with a metal bar was not so great. I suppose I just felt grumpy about going, but it was nice to be all together after such a hectic week.