You know, the one you cant get out of?
2 weeks to go:
kid: Did you sign the driving form yet?
Mom: yes it's in your bag
1 week to go:
Kid don't forget you're driving us to the zoo
Mom: Yes I remember
4 days to go:
Kid: did you remember to send in the zoo pass
Kid did you take the day off?
3 days to go:
Kid: did you remember we are going to the zoo??
2 days to go:
Kid: arent you excited that we're going to the zoo Mom?
Mom: (holding several forms, swearing on paper that she has a working car and it has seat belts)
Kid: Excited, Mom. Arent you?
Mom: Yes (checks forecast - rain) Very. (contemplates buying a rain slicker and a hat and boots. or just buying the kid off with ice cream)
Mom: Yes. Zoo. Yes.
Kid: mom aren't you...
Mom: Excited. Yes. Very. (thinks about 2 kids under 7 in her car)Very.
Day of the trip:
Kid: Mom can I have this drink/toy/umbrella with frogs on it/stuffed giraffe/rock?
Day after the trip:
Mom: Wasnt that the best field trip? Did you see the Red Pandas?