No matter what happens– I won’t be mad. You are gonna be so cold. And I never knew this existed. My mom is not gonna
come visit me anymore. Live rats. [Captions by Judy V. at Y Translator] Did you find one? Honey, they were down in here, the bottom drawer, in here. Look, there’s a whole bunch of them. Do you want blue? I don’t, I really don’t care. Oh go on. So I guess I’m gonna have piano
lessons with a towel, goggles, a swimsuit, and a swim cover. Only you’re not going to piano lessons. No, I’m not. Where am I gonna park? You can park over there
where there’s no cars. No, but this is okay. Are you nervous? Sort of. You’re excited? Yes. No matter what happens — I won’t be mad. Okay. And you can learn from
whatever happens. When I tried out for the swim team,
it was in ninth grade, and I literally wasn’t
that good of a swimmer. They asked me to do the
backstroke and I could do that. But then when they asked me
to do the front stroke, I wasn’t very good. I forgot — I pretty much doggie paddled. And then when they asked me
to do the breaststroke, I was like, “The what?” I didn’t know it was. So just go and do your best. And I still made it. We’ll see. Okay, let’s go. You are gonna be so
cold when we’re done. It’s like 40 degrees out here. Have you ever tried out
for something that you really wanted to do but
you weren’t that great at it? Julie is a fine swimmer,
for about 15 yards. [Music] I am more nervous than Julie is. [Music] Are you ready? [Music] He looks scary but
he’s not that scary. [Music] It actually looks like she’s got
a pretty good little breaststroke. She’s supposed to
be doing the front crawl, and what she’s doing
is a breaststroke underwater, coming up and
doing a dog paddle, and then going back under
and doing a breaststroke, so it’s not the front crawl at all. I hope they see her potential and her
willingness to learn and work hard. [Music] Okay, now we’re in line to
give him our registration paper. He said, “Okay, go get in line,”
but didn’t say if you made it or not. Do you know?
Did he say anything to you? He didn’t?
We don’t know. [Music] I got on the swim team. You made it. I am so proud of you. I am very proud of you. She got her team swimming suit. It’s red, navy blue and white. And she got a swim cap for practice. And these are cool. These are really cool. She got some swim goggles. And I never knew this existed. This is really cool. So on your, um,
these are her old ones. This rubber pulls on your hair,
pulls your hair out. They told us to cut those off,
thread them out, and put this on it. This is a bungee cord that
does not get caught in your hair, and it’s super easy to adjust. You use this instead. Um genius. Okay, let’s get you home and warm you up. You want to know what’s
next on my to-do list? Go pick up Abby’s birthday present, so that we she gets home
from Seattle tonight, it’s waiting for her to surprise her. I’m nervous though. Do you guys remember what I
said her birthday present is? Kevin put this together.
She’s getting – –a snake. Like that’s what I really need in my life
is one more animal to live in our house. Chad told me, “Mom, don’t be too
surprised when you go pick up the snake. There’s actually another surprise
though that you don’t know about.” So now I’m nervous. And for those of you who
mentioned that you didn’t think it was fair that Julie
didn’t get to go to Seattle, Julie had the option to go
and she wanted to stay home so she could tryout for the swim team. Just so you,
we clear that up. I’m gonna finish
becoming photo ready, we’re doing our photo shoot
for the cover tomorrow. That’s why I’m getting my hair done. Seriously though, if it’s
a puppy, I’m saying no. If it’s another animal,
I’m saying no. And it better not be a mouse. Let’s do an outfit check of the day. We’ve got a warm winter sweater. We’ve got – Shorts.
– bermudas and flip flops. All right Eve, outfit of the day. We’ve got autumn fox socks, sandals, leggings, dress
and peacock feathers. All right, let’s go. Do you have a hard time
walking with flip flops? Yeah, still learning. All right, let’s go. [Music] Chad, what’s the surprise? Do we need to talk to someone
to find out which one’s ours? Let’s go to the line. We’re picking up Abby’s present. I’m on edge because any moment, I’m expecting someone
to come and say, “Oh, you ordered the
anaconda. It’s here.” It’s not bad, is it? Is it a mouse? They know. These are Chad’s friends, and they’re
coming along for moral support. You guys know what I’m getting? Well, what I have to take home? You know, I don’t have to say yes. You kinda do. Is it a mouse? It is? A taller one, live. Oh no, no, no. I am not, I am not. -I will take one dead one.
-Just listen. Hey, just listen. Can’t you order a frozen one? It won’t eat frozen. Listen, we have a cage for it,
a big cage for all the rats, and we’re gonna put it on the
top shelf at the garage, okay? Okay. – Eve might get into him, but —
– It will die, It will die. It is too
hot in the garage. No it won’t. No it won’t. Then we’ll keep it
in your closet, okay? Kevin, I’m so mad at you and you’re – Wait are we not getting a snake?
– not even here for me to wring your neck. Uh including the snake,
and the cage and all of that. Okay. [inaudible] King Snake? Yes. I’m pretty sure I… On occasion, filming requires
a little bit of overreaction. For drama’s sake. But I can honestly say like
I really want to cry right now. I do not want to take mice home. My mom is not gonna
come visit me anymore. It’s a good thing this is for Abby,
because Abby is the perfect child. I can’t say no to her.
That’s the one thing, no, the second thing
she’s ever asked for. The first thing Abby ever
asked for was a harp. And this is the only other
thing she’s ever wanted. How do you feed mice? With tongs. You have to feed them how often? We do ours once a week. Once a week. How often do we have to clean
out the mousetrap cage thing? This thing? Yeah. Once, weekly. Once a week. So the care really is gonna be
more of the mice than the snake. What is this for? – That’s the food.
– To feed The mice. The mice? It would be easier just
frozen rats and mice, but that snake won’t eat that. What kind of snake does eat it? Corn snakes. I thought that’s what
we were getting? They don’t have any. We’re getting a King snake. Because that’s what they have? Yeah. Are you okay? Like, you look sick? Look at them, they’re so cute. They’re not gonna get out, Mom. I promise. Best piece of advice was
keep an eye on the cage, so you know when they’re about
to chew a hole through it. It happens? Yeah, especially with gerbils.
They can chew through it. Or the rats sometimes
will chew through them. Mom, they won’t. And then when you feed the rat,
you just grab it by the tail, and lift it up and
put in the cage? Yeah, it’s really easy. They’re really nice. They’re
not like mean mice at all. – Sweet.
– …mice. Yeah, you can pet them. See, they’re not mean, Mom. The thing I don’t like about mice
is that you just never know – where they’re going to end up,
– Oh, how’re they gonna– because they escape. They chew through things.
They live in your walls. How long is this snake gonna get? It can get about six, right? – It’s like five to six feet.
– Six feet. They’re not like a fat snake,
but they are lengthy snake. Yeah, that’s as long as me. So… All right. These aren’t the kinds you read on the
news that wrap around kids necks? Oh no, absolutely not. You promise? Okay. And they don’t bite? No. Maybe it’s not a
good time to hold it. We could hold it later. Yeah, there you go.
You see the colors and stuff. He’s scared. Okay, is it a girl or boy? Do you remember? I don’t know. We’re not gonna know. We don’t know if it’s a girl or a boy. Do you guys know if this is a boy or the girl? I have no idea. Do you know how to,
how do you tell? Whatever your heart desires. [Music] Where is she? I don’t know
if it’s a he or she. Oh, that gave me shivers. Oh, this is gonna be hard to
take care of, because it’s so long. It’s six feet long. I think that’s what they said. Either it’s six feet long or it’s
gonna grow to be six feet long. One of those. It’ll grow. [inaudible] You got a leather jacket? Happy Birthday. You can pick one present today. And then the rest,
we will do at your party. I can’t get my ring off. It’s stuck. Okay here, hand it to me. All right. Okay, I’m going to show
you the best present and it’s not in the package. Ready? Three. Two. One. It’s a snake. And guess what? We get
to keep it in our room. What kind is it? It is a King snake. You know what the best part, live rats. Where are they? There’s one there. They have to eat them alive. Yep. – Oh, it’s so cute, look.
– I know, they’re adorable. They don’t bite. You want to hold it? Where is it? It’s in that cave. We’re keeping the snake down here. Where is the heating pad? It’s right under there.
It’s 84 degrees. Okay. What are you gonna name it? Freckles. – I wouldn’t hold it.
– I’m sorry, sorry. Hey, wait wait wait.
I wouldn’t hold it for a few days. You’re right. Freckles? No. No. Sorry. Sorry. Speckles and Prickles? No. Since it’s striped,
and I’m naming it Pretzels. Pretzels? Pretzels. Prickles and Speckles and Pretzels. Pretzels, Prickles and Speckles. We actually don’t know
what gender it is. Like, I don’t know if you
seem sort of surprised. I am really surprised. Did you think that we wouldn’t get you one? No, I didn’t think you would get me one. I am so happy right now. It’s a lot of work. No, it’s not. Yeah, you have to clean, you have to clean the
mice out – once a week.
– Oh, the mice are probably worse than the snake. Yeah, so you get two pets, pretty much. So you have two pets. – You have to —
– [inaudible] Kay. But they’re adorable.
They don’t bite at all so. Happy Birthday. I love you. Thank you. I must love you. [inaudible] I didn’t really have a choice. Love you. I love you. [Music]