I’ve been on hiatus for a bit, but am now finally getting back to Simming! I have been up to some things in the downtime. I successfully transferred my games to a new computer and the Ultimate Collection. I also finally took the plunge and installed InTeen, though I do have “no adult teens” in for now.

Since Willow Valley is between seasons at the moment, I thought I’d use this opportunity to play through a bit of my disturbingly fun and trashy Trailer Park Challenge.

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Hi, everybody! Welcome back! Babs here. Winter started, but good thing it’s not cold out yet, because there’s tons of work to do.

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Lady Bird’s pretty good about taking care of herself these days, but she don’t play out in the yard like I want her to. She’s really good at those computer games, though.

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Andrew needs more help since he’s just a little guy. I gave him some of that special milk, too, so he can be smart like his sister.

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Then I got him all potty trained. I hate changing diapers.

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Man, those bills are high. $120! How’s a single mom supposed to afford that? I guess Drew ain’t getting new clothes after his birthday.

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I felt better after I got a love letter from one of my sweeties.

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While Birdie was at school and Drew was taking a nap, I invited over another sweetie for some fun times on the couch.

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Birdie brought a friend home from school, and they played Cops and Robbers. Birdie likes to play the robber.

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I had another boyfriend over for a nice date. Can’t quite remember his name, though.

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Drew learned to talk! Only thing is, now he won’t shut up.

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My guy brought over a great gift! Only I already have a telescope. Well, if you have two of something, you should sell the extra one at the yard sale, right?

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In the morning, Birdie cleaned out the dirty tub all on her own! She’s kind of crazy about being clean – she’s got 4 whole neat points!

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“Teacher said today we’re going to learn about geometry?”

“‘Geometry’? Honey, I don’t think that’s a real word.”

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Since Birdie cleaned up the tub, I figured it would be good to have the rest of the place tidy, so I spent most of the day cleaning up.

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The next morning, Birdie and I both needed some fun before our day, so of course we played Red Hands.

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While Birdie was at school, I taught Drew his nursery rhyme.

I was kind of worried when I heard the carpool honk outside. I couldn’t go, of course. But I was almost out of vacation days. What would happen when I didn’t have any left? I couldn’t work with 2 kids at home.

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I had an idea how to fix it, but I’d need some help. So I called up an old friend.

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When he heard I needed help with something, Ben came right over.

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We went straight to the bed, and got a lullaby the very first time!

See, I figure if work will give me paid vacation days every time I have a kid, if I want to keep getting that money, I just have to keep having kids. Then I can keep getting paid without having to go to work!

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Although I am kind of sad that I have to put up with more toddlers. Even though Drew is potty trained, I still have to change a diaper sometimes after his naps.

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Ben said he’d hang around for a little while. It was good having a guy in the house.

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“Guess what, Mommy? Daddy heard I got an A plus, and he sent me a hundred bucks!”

“That’s great, Birdie. Run and play now.”

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Birdie and Drew spent the afternoon playing blocks.

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I scarfed down about three bowls of leftover cereal. Being pregnant again sure made me hungry.

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That night it was Drew’s birthday! I was glad Ben decided to stay for it.

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Drew got some nice sporty clothes from the charity bin. He still looks just like his daddy.

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I figured it was ok for them to share a room, at least until Birdie is a teen. Oughta get some use out of those bunk beds, right?

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The kids got up early in the morning and played Cops & Robbers while I was still sleeping. I’m glad they get along so well.

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The kids went off to school and I was lonely, so I invited over a friend.

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Yup, definitely pregnant.

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Drew got home from school and went straight to the computer. Turns out he’s even more addicted to those darn video games than his sister.

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Lady Bird wasn’t too upset at not having the computer. She just went outside and did some karaoke.

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Drew’s so cute when he’s playing pirate in the tub.

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The kids get along with each other great. I’m glad they don’t fight or nothing. I wouldn’t know what to do if they fought with each other.

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“It’s a good thing I taught you kids to talk. You’d have a lot of trouble in school if I hadn’t.”

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Phil came over to hang out for the day, right before the kids left for school.

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He was heading out right as I hit my third trimester.

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Since work was giving me all this money now that I was knocked up again, I got myself a fancy new bed. It’s more comfy than the old one.

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“Mom, maybe someday we could take a plane and go on vacation.”

“That ain’t gonna happen, Drew. All you kids would cost way too much money to take on a plane.”

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Birdie went to visit her daddy. She always has a good time over there. She said he moved out of the apartment and bought a house. It’s not even a trailer!

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Birdie said her dad’s got a new girlfriend, too. That made me kind of sad, but Lady Bird said Sarah’s nice.

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I heard Sarah had a baby boy, too. I guess Hun’s the daddy.

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And Hun got those 20 best friends he was aiming for. I figured I’d get my 20 lovers first, but oh well.

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Back at my house, it seems like there was always something else to clean.

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I hung up some of the kids’ pictures on the wall. Cute!

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Drew loves his puppy dog.

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I dug a new garden out back behind the trailer for spring, and learned to plant some new plants.

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“We get to meet somebody new really soon.”

“Really? Is mom having a boyfriend over?”

“No, she’s having a baby, silly.”

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“Momma, is it true that you’re fat like a sumo wrestler because you’re having a baby?”

“Yep, sure is. Pretty soon I won’t look like a sumo wrestler no more, though.”

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I was right. I was eating my second grilled cheese sandwich when I went into labor.

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I had a baby boy, with his daddy’s blond hair and my green eyes. I wanted him to have a good, strong name, so I named him Abraham. But that name’s too big for such a little baby, so I’m gonna call him Ham Boy.

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Birdie sure did love her jump rope!

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Then she grew up and wasn’t interested in much of anything anymore. She decided she likes money a lot, but I guess she’s going to have a hard time with that here. She also wants to be some kind of rock star someday.

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My kiddies are getting so big!

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I invited a friend over for the morning.

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Of course, Ham Boy needed me right after.

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Birdie came home from school and mopped up the sidewalk! That girl is so helpful.

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Of course, then she decided to take a nap in my bed. I don’t think she even listens to me anymore.

Anyway, that’s it for now. See you later!

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