January 8, 2009

911, What's Your Emergency?

As I looked out my front door and saw an officer of the law standing on my porch, my first thought was that our dog had got out. Do officer's bring your dog back? I don't know. My second thought was that they were coming to take either me or Molly away. (Was she really screaming that loud?) I wouldn't let her have ANOTHER fruit snack and she was screaming and so she went to bed. Before she went to bed we had a clean-up-the-living-room-I-can't-function-with-all-these-toys-out-here party (I love those parties!) and we ignored the phone because it was important that the toys be cleaned up before the baby took her nap. Apparently, the phone call was important, because it was the police station calling us back. The officer on my porch was standing there because someone at our house called 911. This is the first time in my life I can say without a doubt IT WASN'T ME! While I am grateful that the nice officer was doing his job and checking on us, I was embarrassed to death to give out my FULL NAME AND BIRTH DATE (I'm sure to run through the system, like I'm a criminal or frequent 911 caller). Lessons learned today: Give the kid another dang fruit snack and put the phones out of her reach.

9 comments:

The Ransom's said...

LOL! That is so funny. Sometimes the battles aren't worth fighting.

Blondie said...

Denied fruit snacks!
Sounds like an emergency to me.

Ines said...

No way! That's so funny. I'm sure some day you will laugh about it, too. It reminds me of the time Vanessa & her friend called 911 just to see if someone would actually come. They were a little older though.

Reed and Nat's Family said...

911 isn't so bad - I had to start giving fake names to poison control after the third time.... Oh, the things we go through with kids!

Heather J said...

And the Mother of the Week Award goes to..........
Too Funny. It's kind of weird how much babies love the phone, and not the fake ones, the real one.

Actually I called DCFS on ya, for not giving the fruit snack and they were just doing a follow up. ha,ha,ha.

BALL said...

Love this! Thanks for sharing, we are in the midst of a phone battle ourselves, no 911 calls yet but I wouldn't put it past them!!

Kristie said...

THAT IS FUNNY. MAYBE SHE FIGURED SHE COULD'NT GET YOUR ATTENTION SCREAMING SO SHE CHOSE ANOTHER ROUTE.OR MAYBE SHE JUST PUSHED REDIAL. HA HA

Heather said...

I love it!! That is the best story I have heard in a long while! I am still laughing...

Brandan & Haylie said...

Happened to us too. I'm happy to say that it's only happened once and that was with Cole.