When Multitasking Lands You In Therapy


This weekend Jane had a soccer tournament and Alexander had baseball. Mr G and I went with the divide and conquer parenting strategy. I went with Jane to Newhall and Mr G hung out with Alexander for picture day, a game and a few playdates inbetween.

When our foursome is split up we typically rely on texting quite a bit. While Jane was warming up I grabbed my iPhone and played catch up.

My father sent me a message asking where I was. Newhall, I told him. He texted me, Hot?

I moved over to texts from a girlfriend. It was so nice to see you, you look so good, I love your hair… you know the standard stuff. She texted me a question about my shorts, they are cute where did they come from?

I watched a little soccer and then there was a break in the game. I picked up the phone and started sending replies.

I replied to my father’s question about hot: Hot as hell and tacky as shit.

And then I replied to my girlfriend’s question about my shorts: Why thank you.

Except I sent them to the wrong peoople, so the text threads looked like this.

DAD: Hot?

ME: Why thank you.

FRIEND: I love your shorts.

ME: Hot as hell and tacky as shit.

I have tried, unsuccessfully to scrub this from my brain. So I figured I’d share my therapy moment with all of you.

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11 responses to “When Multitasking Lands You In Therapy”

  1. Veronica says:

    bahaha your poor puzzled father.

  2. Sarah Auerswald says:

    This cracks me up!

  3. Mrspop007 says:

    I love when I get texted by mistake. I always try to figure out the rest of the conversation. ;)

  4. Leigh Ann says:

    My worst fear is sending a regular tweet that was meant to be a DM. Not that I DM anything bad, mean, or racy, but you know the one time I do, it’ll be sent to everyone.

  5. I am laughing so hard!!! I’m sure they were both utterly confused! I have done this before, and they always baffle the unsuspecting recipients :)

  6. Katie says:

    I’m laughing right along with you because I’ve most certainly been there and done that!

  7. Joy Smith says:

    I must say, thank you for the giggle. It made my day just a little. I’ve been in the same boat as you, only I asked a male friend when his pregnancy due date was. LOL

  8. Annie Shultz says:

    LOL!! This was a funny read. Gotta love embarrassing yourself like this. And thank you for sharing with us, makes me feel better about myself :)

  9. Nycsinglemom says:

    You are at least adept at returning texts during kids activities. My daughter nails me everytime for not paying attention during her activities so I must refrain otherwise I must incur the bad parent rap.

    Funny post!!

  10. Anita says:

    heheheehehe this is bad but funny as hell! my sympathies :)

  11. Shari Goss says:

    LMAO!! I really needed a good giggle today!  that’s funny!!

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