Reason #557 why I would make a terrible parent

Over the summer we have a number of programs running on campus to teach art to all kinds of kids. We have programs for little kids, programs for tweens and of course programs for late teens eager to get away from home and smoke and drink and have sex as soon as possible.
So we have lots of kids running around in various areas.
The other day a contractor came in to say he had walked into one of the restrooms to find a bunch of kids playing in there. One kid was standing IN A TOILET, and another kid had apparently taken a dump in another toilet and a third kid was standing ON the toilet trying to push the turd around with his foot.
Understandably, all the adults were upset and calls were made to various department heads and requests to watch the kids more closely were issued.
Me? I just laughed and laughed and laughed. I could think of nothing more awesome than the thought process of a 6 year old boy. You could ask those kids why they were doing what they were doing and they couldn’t answer you, I honestly don’t think they know, but let me tell you something, I wanna understand everything that goes into the decision to stand in a toilet. Where does that come from? I bet it’s funnier than hell. Standing IN A TOILET! Pushing a turd with your shoe! whatever. These kids are my new heroes. I don’t want to do these things, I’ve grown past the 6 year old stage, but what a fantastic place to be in.
How marvelous to still exist in a world where standing in a toilet is a correct and viable option.

2 thoughts on “Reason #557 why I would make a terrible parent

  1. Those kids were so awesome. I need to find them and tell them how wonderful they were. Everyone else was talking about germs and the cost of replacing broken toilets, but I just thought those kids were amazing.

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