I forgot how silly it is to be a kid. I believe that because I am 25 and raising an almost 8 year old little girl I am still able to remember things that happened to me when I was younger. Unlike my husband who seems to have blocked a lot out.
Yesterday O came home from school and told me about a girl on her bus who
informed her about a scary thing you can do in your bathroom. I was busy doing
something in the kitchen, so I was only 1/2 listening, but O went on to explain
that you have to close the door in the dark and say "bloody merry 3 times
while spinning." I literally laughed and then O got frustrated with me
because THIS. WAS. SERIOUS. She told me "a girl that did this was like
never seen again! I'm serious!" I didn't mean to laugh at her, but it
brought back memories of my own childhood. Except the saying when I was a kid
was "Candy Man." I had NEVER tried this as a child because like O I
believed this myth and was deathly afraid of it.
After some thought I asked O "do you want to find out if it is true or
not?" She actually said "yes" after some hesitation. I have to
admit I felt a little scared to try it as well. So yesterday O and I were in
the dark bathroom spinning while chanting "bloody merry" 3 times.
After we did it NOTHING happened- just like I knew would be the case, but O was
shocked that we were still alive.
After we excited the bathroom O said "well that girl was wrong" and
we had the best laugh ever! I know I blog about being sad that Olivia is
getting older, but these are the moments that I truly cherish and will never
forget. Thank you Olivia for bringing my
inner child out.
Happy hump day!