-Is it bad that my son knows every word to Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats?”
-Is it bad that I attempted to lay down in my bed the other day and take a nap even though Sloan and Tia were awake in the other room?
-Is it bad that I came out and found them polishing off a jar of pickles and a few Capri Sun’s and didn’t even have the energy to admonish them for digging in the fridge without permission?
-Is it bad that my daughter loves to sit and watch football while my son would prefer to play with play-doh?
-Is it bad that I work really hard to eak every penny out of diapers thereby leaving my baby in them until they are heavy and quite full?
-Is it bad that I let my daughter take such a long nap yesterday that she was up at 5:50 this morning?
-Is it bad that I’m so scared of these crickets that when one was in our bathroom the other night I threw a towel at it and started hitting the towel with a shoe, panting the whole time like I was being chased by an axe wielding mass murderer?
-Is it bad that I then left the cricket under the towel because I was too scared to pick it up and see if I actually killed it?
-Is it bad that I dreamed that night that the blugeoned cricket squeaked out a war cry and a thousand of them rushed my bed ready to pounce and chew the flesh off my body?
-Is it bad that the next morning, when I finally had the courage to pick up the towel the cricket leapt at me (I swear to God it had a samarai sword posied and ready) and I jumped back with a scream, threw the towel back on it, grabbed a shoe and began beating the towel mercilessly, yelling the whole time?
-Is it bad that my kids watched me reduce this creature to a goopy pile of mush?
-Is it bad that I felt a good deal of satisfaction for that kill?
-Is it bad that I have two loads of laundry that I’ve never put away and I now have three more loads to wash today? Yes, that is bad.
-Is it bad that I have come to so despise winter that I spent an hour yesterday watching the Travel Channel’s 10 Best Beaches and longed to be sitting on any one of them?
Are any of those things bad?