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This Mom Shoved Valentine's Day Down Everyone's Throat

02/17/2015 06:13pm ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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And it tasted like Pepto Bismol.

For a change of pace, I decided to catch my children off-guard with being festive this year. All it took was sending everyone an "adorable" Valentine's app and a lot of Splenda packets to conjure up the sweetness in our lives for a day. At least that's what I thought. Guess they don't call it Conversation Candy for nothing!

Have a look...

Me:
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College Son:
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Me:
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Son:
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Me:
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Then my two younger kids chime in.

Daughter 12:
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Son 10:
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College Son:

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Me:

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College Son:

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Me:
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College Son:

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Me:
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College Son:
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Sick of this son's smart retorts, I send a heart to his twin brother with a love greeting:

Twin Brother:
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Me:
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Twin Brother:
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Finally my 17 year old daughter (who btw takes 45 minutes to decide what she's gonna wear in the morning) decides to join in . . .

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College Son:

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Me:

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College Son:

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Me:

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College Son:
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Me:

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College Son:

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Me:

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College Son:

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Son 10

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Daughter 17:
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Me:
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Daughter 17:

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Me:
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College Son:
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Me:
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Frustrated, I decide to send the app to my boyfriend...

Boyfriend:
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Me:
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Boyfriend:
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Me:
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Boyfriend:
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Desserts backwards = Stressed. Of course! And look -- this time playing Scramble was HIS idea. At least this confirms I'm with the right guy!

Hope your Valentine's Day was a little more on task than mine!

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