I was sending a fax at my office the other morning and started humming a catchy little tune.
I realized it was Hannah Montana’s “Best of Both Worlds.”
The amazing thing about the popularity of Hannah Montana is that Miss C doesn’t even watch the Hannah Montana show, yet she is in love with her songs and all things bearing the Hannah Montana name, especially those hair pieces. What is up with the mass-produced hair extensions for kids?
Any way, I volunteer Friday mornings in Miss C’s classroom and while I was helping one of her classmates last week I overheard Miss C singing. Then I noticed she was starting to dance in place a little while she concentrated on cutting out shapes for a worksheet. I was thinking about how cute she looked and then it dawned on me. She was singing and dancing to a Bratz commercial that was on Nick Jr. the other day.
Oh hell to the no!
My mind started racing and in what seemed to be slow motion I walked
ran to her and, in a strategic movement clearly intended to distract her, I asked her who she wanted to sit with at lunch.
What if her teacher had overheard her singing a Bratz commercial about nail bling? What if her friends had started singing along and shaking their hips in a kindergarten Bratz singalong? What if they had jumped up on the tables and grabbed a gluestick for a microphone and impromptu jam session?
GOD HELP US ALL!
I’ve now changed my tune.