At seven this morning his iPod was due to wake him up. I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor was blaring, and my son was sleeping soundly. I wonder what his dreams were?
Next Fluorescent Adolescent screamed from the speakers:

You used to get it in your fishnets
Now you only get it in your night dress
Discarded all the naughty nights for niceness
Landed in a very common crisis
Everything’s in order in a black hole
Nothing seems as pretty as the past though
That Bloody Mary’s lacking a Tabasco
Remember when he used to be a rascal?

Oh that boy’s a slag
The best you ever had
The best you ever had
Is just a memory and those dreams
Not as daft as they seem

I decided to walk in. I gently kissed him on the cheek, and he popped right out of bed. Apparently the music at a ridiculous volume is relaxing to him.

Also, it’s not a competition, but Mr. G is the one who loads their iPods and it’s proof that I’m not the only bad parent.

*You can find the Arctic Monkeys here. They’re terrific, but maybe not for your 8 year old.

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  1. I’m ROTFL, because I’ve had a similar moment with that very same song and my adloescent boy- I consoled myself with the fact that their accents are surly indecipherable, AND my child doesn’t know what fishnets are. I hope I wish I pray.

    :) xoxo, L

  2. My teen daughter wakes up Lady GaGa right now via her Blackberry. It changes weekly though. Thankfully she is not into pumping up the volume first thing in the morning.

  3. Love the Arctic Monkeys. Probably not the most age appropriate for my almost two year old, but I’m sure neither are Kings of Leon or Damien Rice.

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