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St. Patricks Day


With Doll Dragon being in school now and Little Dragon headed there next year I decided to tone down the St. Patrick's Day expectations. 

We still had fun just not a whole day filled up with activity. 

First the dragons woke up to green toilet water. 

Doll Dragon used the restroom first and didn't say anything to me until after she went to the bathroom. 
I was packing her lunch and I hear a worried " mommy!?" Coming from upstairs. I smiled to myself knowing what was going on and had to compose my laughter as I approached  

She told me the water was green and asked me to come look at it because she didn't think she should pee green. 

Before things got out of hand too quickly I asked "was it green before you went potty?"

 She paused and then sighed in relief. Then she asked "Well why would the water be green? Did daddy put something in the water to clean it?"

At this point Little Dragon was in the bathroom looking into the toilet with her. 
Soon giggles broke out as they threw ideas back and forth as to why it would be green. 

We had to get going to our surprise early morning breakfast so I asked them to come downstairs. 
I asked if they knew what today was. 
Neither of them knew.
I had reminded them a few times the previous week leading and up to it but they had forgotten. 
I noticed Little Dragon happened to choose a green shirt so I used that as my in. 

I see you wore green today! You won't get pinched. Then Doll Dragon got it. She looks at her outfit and runs up to change. "It's St Patrick's day I have the perfect thing to wear!" 

Little Dragon didn't remember what today meant so I started to explain it. Almost as soon as I said leprechaun the green toilet water clicked. 

"That  sneaky leprechaun peed in our toilet!" 

I told them I was blessed to be their mommy (or lucky) and I wanted to express that to them by taking them to get a green breakfast donut.  


While Doll Dragon was in school Little Dragon and I played a smaller version of mancala
  


Little Dragon made up a game for us to play with the green gems that I couldn't repeat if I tried. 

I printed a maze for both dragons

 and drew a coloring page for each of them


I put Doll Dragons in her lunch box with a note as a surprise for her to color at school. 

It was mellow but still a success ☘ 

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