Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

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My mom badge is looking a little tattered these days. At choir last week, the kids all got to pick their animal, of course, thing 1 and thing 2 both wanted to be butterflies, both in pink shirts.

Hmmmm.

My fears were relieved with the director said they had wings for them and were going to paint their faces. Whew. I just had to make sure they had their shirts on.

Then we got there. All of the moms had paints out and they were working on their kids’ faces. Poo. I can’t face paint. Plus, I have E on the front, a backpack on my back. And, oh yeah, I can’t paint.

beautiful butterflies

See? Proof. No painting for me. They are supposed to look like butterflies.

Instead, they look like this guy.

yikes

Yikes! It might not be that bad, but I think I won’t quit my day job! 

I better do something this weekend that earns me a new mom badge, because the face painting one? Total fail. 

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30 Comments

  1. LOL well I’m sure your not the only Mom feeling that way that day. When did it get to be that we had to be artists, bakers, seamstresses, construction workers … the list goes on. I think they look adorable!

    1. Don’t forget social chair, treasurer, warden and homework encourager!

      Thanks! They look adorable because they just are…not because of the terrible paint job:)

    1. Thanks! You are too kind! I guess it’s a good thing they liked it!

  2. They look adorable AND thrilled – I think your mom badge is perfectly intact! I cannot face paint either, with or without a baby in tow!

    1. I really give a lot of credit to the professionals here. Skin is super hard to paint on.

  3. grandma pat says:

    they both look great – you did a good job Mommy

  4. The face paint looks great, most important, they are so HAPPY! Gosh I miss those girls. You sure they won’t fit on your lap wti E in June?

    1. Um, yeah, can you just see me getting through the airport solo with all three?

  5. oh no, I think they look great 🙂

  6. They don’t look like they care too much about your lack of face painting skills! 🙂

    1. Very true…..good thing they thought I did a good job!

  7. Oh, that made me laugh! But seriously, they look precious! You did a great job!

    1. Well, I’m glad you had a laugh. And, thanks…but I think I’ll stick to doing other things I’m a little more skilled at. Then again, skin is such a tough canvas.

    1. Well, thank you! I guess I shouldn’t have compared myself to other awesome paint jobs.

  8. Oh heck, I think you did just fine and I’ll bet the girls were just as happy as they would have been had someone else done it!

  9. That is a much better job than I would have accomplished! That is not a mom fail, your badge is still hanging in there!

    1. Well, thank you.

      I say it’s holding on by some duct tape and threads:)

  10. honey that picture is scary!! the boy. not the girls.

    the girls? totes adorable!!

    1. I’m sure I did…I hope. honestly, I can’t even remember!

      Oh yeah, Disney on Thursday this week…they’ll forgive me.

  11. LOL I can paint alright, but I don’t think I’d be up for even trying a face. To be honest I have always hate the thought of face painting. As a kid I was always afraid that a clown would come up and paint my face. I may have just run away screaming, so you beat me ;-)!

    1. That’s too funny!

      The girls love having their faces painted. I don’t really get it, either!

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