Blame it on the heat. Or the 6 hours at the pool with Thing 1 and Thing 2 with nothing but chips, pretzels, and cheese and crackers. You could even point the finger at the pending Daisuke Matsuzaka start that was clouding my mind at the time.
Whatever the reason, around 2 p.m. today I decided it would be OK for Rakes and Trot to have a Mt. Dew. 8 hours later Trot is finally asleep and Rakes is currently bouncing off the walls in his sisters room while watching WWE Raw.
Something tells me Rakes, Mt. Dew, and professional wrestling may not be the best idea I've ever had as a parent, but I'm sure it won't be the last.
15 minutes after downing his 12 ounces of liquid sugar, I snapped the following image of Trot.
That whole "A picture says a thousand words" thing?