The Christmas Run!

'Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la. But for many moms it's also the season to run themselves ragged. This inspired me to write my very own Christmas song, based on 'Rocking around the Christmas tree'!

Are you ready? Here it comes!

Running around the Christmas tree

Running around the Christmas tree,
going on a shopping spree.
trying to find my front door key,
and the kids all have to pee.

Running around the Christmas tree,
I've got red blotches all over me,
my nerves are shot and I'm always hot,
running around the Christmas tree.

Running around the Christmas tree,
trying so hard to be peaceful and merry.
But I'm running around so hard,
I'm not sure I look the part.

Running around the Christmas tree,
relishing this precious time with the family,
I should be joyful and triumphant,
but I feel like I've been run over by an elephant.

Running around the Christmas tree,
almost crying thinkin: 'What about me, me, me, me, me?!'
I'm longing for my own run,
the one that's just for fun.

Running around the christmas tree,
thank god for January.

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14 comments:

  1. Like the original, I will have this stuck in my head all day now. :-)

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  2. Love your jingle...very clever. I'm a runner also...or at least I try.

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  3. That is too funny. Now you need to put it to your own music and sing it too!

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  4. Sounds like Christmas at my house.

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  5. Run over by an elephant - LOL!

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  6. Very, very creative and fun!!!!

    I've been running 'round trying to finish up my shopping and still aren't done. I'm still smiling, though cuz it's THAT time of year. :)

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  7. Gosh, this is how I feel. You've summed it up. Love the song. Just tooo.... funny. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. so funny. Thanks to you, I can't get the song off my head now.

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  9. Simply Brilliant! You may resonate with mine as well ...

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  10. Too funny! I'll be humming around the tree while you do your running!

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  11. Wow you're wonderful to make that song..it must be a hymn for all moms of toddlers this season. :)

    Happy Holidays.

    Dropped Ec here.

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  12. I have come to you blogs from Indrani's blogs.

    I have read some of your posts. I would be visiting here, as I have your writing is interesting.

    If you like short stories and paintings, then a short visit to my blogs would be a refreshing one.

    Naval Langa
    http://navallanga.blogspot.com/

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