Thoughts and quotes

|The advice your son rejected is now being given by him to your grandson.——————————————————————————–Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life.——————————————————————————–Parents often talk about the younger generations as if they didn’t have anything to do with it.

Out of food supplies

|With four daughters and one son always dashing to school activities and part-time jobs, our schedule was hectic.To add to this, we kept running out of household supplies.I instructed them all to let me know when they used the last of any item by writing it down on a note pad on the refrigerator.As a […]

Fathers then & now

|Today is one of the first Father’s Days of our new millennium. Fathers of 1900 didn’t have it nearly as good as fathers of today; but they did have a few advantages:In 1900, fathers prayed their children would learn English.Today, fathers pray their children will speak English.——————————————————————————–In 1900, a father’s horsepower meant his horses.Today, it’s […]

Mom would never say

|Things Mom Would Never Say”How on earth can you see the TV sitting so far back?” “Yeah, I used to skip school a lot, too” “Just leave all the lights on … it makes the house look more cheery” “Let me smell that shirt — Yeah, it’s good for another week” “Go ahead and keep […]

My wife is pregnant

|A man speaks frantically into the phone, “My wife is pregnant, and her contractions are only two minutes apart!” “Is this her first child?” the doctor queries. “No, you idiot!” the man shouts. “This is her *husband*!”

Great first parent

|The First Parent by Bill Cosby Whenever your kids are out of control, you can take comfort from the thought that even God’s omnipotence did not extend to his kids. After creating Heaven and Earth, God created Adam and Eve. And the first thing He said to them was: “Don’t.” “Don’t what?”, Adam replied. “Don’t […]

Have a first child

|A man and his wife were making their first doctor visit, the wife being pregnant with their first child.After everything checked out, the doctor took a small stamp and stamped the wife’s stomach with indelible ink.The couple was curious about what the stamp was for, so when they got home, the husband got out his […]

Pass out in shock

|The man passed out in a dead faint as he came out of his front door onto the porch. Someone dialed 911. When the paramedics arrived, they helped him regain consciousness and asked if he knew what caused him to faint. “It was enough to make anybody faint,” he said. “My son asked me for […]

The pre-birth class

|When our second child was on the way, my wife and I attended a pre-birth class aimed at couples who had already had at least one child.The instructor raised the issue of breaking the news to the older child. It went like this: “Some parents,” she said, “tell the older child, ‘We love you so […]

Things Mom Taught Me…

|My Mother taught me LOGIC…”If you fall off that swing and break your neck, you can’t go to the store with me.” My Mother taught me MEDICINE…”If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they’re going to freeze that way.” My Mother taught me TO THINK AHEAD…”If you don’t pass your spelling test, you’ll never get […]