A Middle Child’s Shattered Dreams

May 27, 2008 @ 6:23 am | Filed under:

At the breakfast table, Beanie heaves a wistful sigh.

“Rats. I’ve dreamed of having a whole box of cereal all to myself, and I thought it was going to come true at last because no one else likes this kind. But then I remembered the baby does.”


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    Hannah says:

    LOL! They sure wear their hearts on their sleeves, don’t they?

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    Activities Coordinator says:

    That’s very sad. Please buy her a box of cereal. Thank you.

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    Anna says:

    Aww… that’s so adorable. Maybe she does need her own box.

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    Sue says:

    I’ve been know to give my children a favorite box of cereal as a birthday gift. It’s usually the overpriced kinds that I typically wouldn’t buy for general family consumption.

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    mamacrow says:

    yup, father christmas does that at our house Sue!

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    Marsha says:

    Sibling angst………..for some reason so hard for me to “hear”.

    Buy her a box of cereal LOL.

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    coffeemamma says:

    My 7yo asked for only one thing for her birthday- her very own box of cereal 😉

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    Karen Edmisten says:

    I can’t get wordpress to accept my sign-in, but anyway … you’d better buy that child her own box of cereal or you’ll be getting one in the mail.