Thursday, February 28, 2008

She nose it all....

Our modeling agency called yesterday and asked if Lola was available to work this upcoming Friday afternoon. Fifi just had her first job Monday and now Lola on Friday. Between preschool, swimming, gymnastics, modeling, parties, and playdates our calendar has NO BLANK days. When did that happen?

"Yes." I answered checking our calendar.

"Okay. Before we book her, the client has a question for you. They want to see if Lola will be comfortable doing something in front of the camera." Sara, from the agency, informs me.

"Um... okay. What?" My heart drops and there is silence on the other end. We have been with the reputable agency for years and suddenly I am beginning to feel funny.

"Can she pick her nose? On cue?" Sara asks.

"Ummmm.... yeah! I can't get her to stop." I laugh out loud.

"Great! Cause you know, some kids are proper and all and won't pick their nose in front of the camera." Sara giggles over the phone. "She needs to be able to pick her nose on cue. It is for a birthday card."

"Yup. No problem here. Lola will pick her nose on cue." We hang up and she e-mails over the details for the shoot.

"Hey, Lola. A photographer wants to take pictures of you picking your nose." I run to Lola and gather her up in my arms.

"Like this?" She asks and sticks BOTH her pointer and middle finger up BOTH her nostrils.

"NO! Ewwww, not like that. Try one finger." I am giving my daughter instructions on picking her nose properly. So not classy.

"But, I like BOTH of my fingers in my nose." She whines. "It is better that way."

Oh, lordy. It will be a long Friday afternoon. The client booked an advanced nose picker. A firecracker that nose it all.

72classy comments:

Wendi said...

OhMommy,
Only you my dear could talk about the fine art of "nose picking" and make it completely hilarious!!! Thanks for a good chuckle before bed!
Good luck Friday...hope everything comes out okay... I mean turns out okay!

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Kristen said...

That is too funny!!

As a former high school teacher I can tell you she will just die when you remind her of this post later on in life!

Way to go Mama!

Stacey @Real World Mom said...

Ok, that is just *too* funny! If only Sara could've heard Lola's reaction! *grin*

Jeni said...

If the modeling agency has any work available for kids out in Pennsylvania -especially nose-pickers -give them my name, blog name, address, whatever. We've got two star performers here in the nasal exploration department.

zoeyjane said...

ok, but what will she stick up her nose on cue? lol. i'm so jealous - people used to say Isobel should model but, well, I'm sure her bedside manner is lacking.

Marie around the World said...

You really have a special life ! It's hilarious !

the dragonfly said...

I just love that she told you it's better with two. Gotta love it. :)

Amy said...

Oh my, that is so funny! I have a professional nose picker too..LOL..can you email me?
amycastellano@charter.net
I have some questions about the agency thing..
Thanks!
amycastellano@charter.net

Happy Days said...

That is too cute! just wait until she is 13 and you remind her about this!

girlymom said...

Have fun with the picking, hopefully no big boger disasters! Or as my children say it...Budders

Stephanie said...

I'm literally laughing out loud! I hope all goes okay!

Maybe one day I'll get my little one into modeling. Too cute! But I wouldn't know where to begin! Ha!

Lisa said...

That will be a priceless picture for sure!!!

Stella said...

I have to agree with Lola, two fingers is better than one! You get more that way! ;)
Too cute!
You've inspired me to do a little research and look for maybe a photo contest or modeling for my kids....just to test the waters!

Kelly said...

That's hilarious! It sounds like she's a perfect "pick" for the job!

Crystal said...

LOL Lola sweet Lola you just crack me up. I can't wait to hear how the shoot goes tomorrow.

Karen C. said...

Ah, yes...so classy!!

And thanks for all your support over the last couple of days!

Kimmylyn said...

Hysterical.. I hope you share some pics if you get some!!

LunaNik said...

That's great! I can't get enough of that Lola. I want her to be my teeny tiny best friend...seriously.

I actually have a question about your agency also. I just would like to know the name of it so I can see if they have a NY office. My Loki is a natural and I'd like to see if something can come of it, ya know. When you have a moment, could you email it to me? Thanks sweetpea!

Kash said...

OMG, she is going to ACE that photo shoot. They are going to LOVE HER! Can't wait to see the result.

Rachel said...

That is too precious for words! What fun and wonderful memories.

Ashlee said...

I think she's right....two is always better than one. :0)

Good luck with it!

Tara R. said...

That is priceless! Definitely a Hallmark moment. =)

LaskiGal said...

Would you ever think you'd be encouraging this??? Lola and her mommy crack me up!

renatamic said...

you know the feeling when you are in a situation and think "WOW! This moment was specifically MEANT for ME!!" BINGO!!! Lola's got her first "MEANT for ME" moment!! and they're paying her too :-)

sooooo funny! i wish i could be there to watch your little advanced nose picker. can u bring a video camera to the shoot??

paul said...

"But, I like BOTH of my fingers in my nose." She whines. "It is better that way."

Little did they know, they've got a nose picker artiste on their hands!

Hopefully, they'll understand the art behind it... Hehee.

lattemommy said...

What a scream! She's fiesty, that one! The poor photographer doesn't know what s/he is getting into...

Class act all the way...

MommyTime said...

I am giving my daughter instructions on picking her nose properly. So not classy.

"But, I like BOTH of my fingers in my nose." She whines. "It is better that way."


After all the time we spend trying to get them to stop?!...poor you! Send your agency my way if they need some MI nose pickers! :)

Melissa said...

Good Lord, if my daughter got paid to pick her nose I would never be able to get her to stop.

Good luck!! Hope the pickens are good that day....blech!

John-Michael said...

Cool! Your very own unique-to-you version of the parent sitting their child to the piano for classical music lessons ... and the child goes into jazz renditions.

You have an Artist!

Smart A$$ Mom said...

Love that! Perfect, picture perfect modeling kids picking noses!!

Teachin' this mommy new tricks! said...

Well, what can yea say. When she tries to do something she tried to do it right!

Amy said...

Hilarious!! Your Lola is quite the character, I adore her!

Around The Funny Farm said...

Oh please keep us updated about how this goes!

HILARIOUS!!!

Giving a child instructions on how to pick a nose is something I have never done.

Verrrrry classy!

;-)

Beth

Smoochiefrog said...

Nice! I'd love to get my kids into modeling. M is so into ANTM it's scary.

carrie said...

That is so cute! I can't wait to see Lola's nose picking on a greeting card! :)

She is going to knock their socks off!

Miss said...

That is awesome and adorable. I've always said that kids should be earning their keep. I hope to see the pics! Do you have portfolios for them?

Janice said...

Wow, what a Nose picker, My girls have not yet gotten into that, but the last couple of days Greg has been teasing Morgie about eating her boogers and it makes her so mad, but last night she started teasing back and saying that DADDY eats his boogers.

♥♥♥ A- Licious ♥♥♥ said...

oh my hilarious!

that is so funny!

sorry i havent been around - i had that horrible FLU and still dont feel RIGHT (sigh)

question: where did you find this modeling agency? i had thought about putting my son in something like it - everyone says he would be so good at it....im just very leery about it all. :o) most stuff i have found all want $ upfront and i know that is NOT the way to go... :o)

((hugz))

a-licious
in da hizzzzouse :o)

Steph said...

Too Funny! getting paid to pick your nose.

How did you get into the modeling gig my FIL tells me all the time that I should inquire for my son, but I don't know where I would begin or really if I want to, tips?

Amy said...

I think you have all the skills to make anything classy. Even nose picking.
LOL

I have something for you on my blog

david mcmahon said...

Nose it all? VERY good work.

Lucky she's not an olfactory worker!!!!

Grace said...

I laugh out loud , Lola is my kind of girl.
You will have a lot of fun tomorrow, thats for sure.
good lock.

just jamie said...

I'll be checking the Hallmark aisles for the famous picture. :)

Kellan said...

How funny! I'm sure she'll do fine - but it surly is going to make for a good post - no matter what happens. Good luck to her and you tomorrow - how exciting!

Have a good evening - Kellan

I get my post pictures from Google Image and Yahoo Image and places like that.

tricki_nicki said...

Hey, you can't argue with genius! Maybe they'll like the double picking and pay her more...

Karen said...

How funny that they "picked" the right child! haha

Flea said...

You're such a great mom!!! :) I squishy heart you.

Anne said...

Who says modeling is glamorous?! I hope they give you extra cards to give to future boyfriends.

Maria said...

OMG! I never knew there was a need for nose-picking models! That's histerical!

suchsimplepleasures said...

i just realized that my youngest has become a professional nose picker...it's so nasty!!
so, if they need a really cute boy with two different colored eyes, with a finger perpetually placed up his nose...tell them he's available!!
xoxo

Kathryn said...

HAHAHA!!!! That is hilarious! I am loving that girl. She would fit in over here just fine. hehehe

April said...

Okay, I was a child actor, and I'm still completely floored by the request!! *shaking head, but smiling*

Cecily R said...

Advanced nose picker....heh! I bet this is a session that no one will soon forget!!

Jenera said...

Oh, my son is a nose picker too. maybe there is something out there for him in this life, lol.

katydidnot said...

next time..."well, i'm not sure...maybe for an extra $50"

very funny.

The Egel Nest said...

She's a two finger picker...don't cramp her style..lol

Funny!

Bradley
The Egel Nest

Katney said...

LOLOLOLOL

David sent me over here. He was right.

Her nose nose.

LOLOLOL

Robin said...

I was afraid with all the talk of stilletto heels, this blog was becoming to classy for the likes of me. But Lola and I are kindred spirits, I can just tell.

Daryl E said...

Oh boy .. I can see it now .. I wonder tho what sort of event a card w/a nose picker would be purchased for .. oh course! Its an congrats on picking the right candidate ......... haaaaa

San said...

David sent me over. Great story!

Let us know how it goes with the nose shoot.

CrazyCath said...

Came over from David's. You made me smile! I have a champion nose picking son. Never thought of it as advantageous in the career stakes, but you've given me food for thought. (Excuse the pun. Eew!)

Jessica said...

Wow... Getting paid to pick your nose?? That would be a dream job for some!

Jen said...

This is so awesome! Hope I get to see those shots!

chanpheng said...

Sounds like she's headed for professional status no matter what she does. Hope you post the pictures on your blog.

I saw the link for your blog on David McMahon's site

Grandy said...

AWESOME!! She is a pro indeed! ;)

Victoria said...

Clearly, she needs no additional training. =)

My Semblance of Sanity said...

too cute!
would love to see the nose picking card!

:)

The MomBabe said...

Hey! That's how my Blondie picks HER nose!

Rhea said...

Lola's a professional nose picker? I'm impressed. Be sure to put that on her college application...and resume. :o)

carrie & troy keiser said...

Very funny! talented nose picker!

 

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