Funny Things Kids Say
By Laura Browne
We need more laughs in our lives. Being a mom is not only fun, it’s funny. If you’ve ever had a child say something totally hilarious (especially at the wrong time), you know just what I mean.
When my daughter was almost finished with kindergarten, she sadly told me that she didn’t want to graduate. She loved her teacher and her class. I tried to make her feel better by telling her how much fun she would have in first grade. Then she looked at me very seriously and explained, “But Momma, I’ve already learned all I need to know.”
We all have our favorite stories of the funny things our kids say. Now it’s your chance to share those funny moments with other moms. Send your short funny stories to GeorgiaFamilyMagazine@GMail.com, and we’ll post some here for you to enjoy. You may also attach a photo if you wish. (Please let us know if we can use your name or just initials.)
As a special incentive, one random submitter will get a personally autographed copy of my book, “Annie Clark and The Pearls of Wisdom” (with your name or your child’s name).
Visit this blog again soon to look for your funny story and read what other moms send in. I’ll share my stories and ideas in future blogs.
To start you off right, here’s a recipe for smiles:
Mama’s “Fool-proof” Spaghetti Sauce
- Assemble: 2 large cans tomato puree, 1 fresh clove garlic, 1 medium onion, 2 teaspoons oil, 1 small sprig of parsley, 1 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon basil, ¼ cup red wine.
- Look for large pot with lid.
- Realize that pot has been used as a temporary house for the hamster while its cage was being cleaned.
- Find a medium pot with lid.
- Chop the onions and sauté in oil.
- Look for garlic press.
- Empty out the junk drawer on the kitchen table to find the garlic press.
- Look in the kid’s toy chest to find the garlic press.
- Find the garlic press and try to scrape the play clay out of it.
- Smell smoke.
- Realize that you’ve forgotten the onions on the stove.
- Frantically wave a Martha Stewart Living magazine at the smoke detector before the smoke alarm goes off.
- Take two aspirin after smoke detector does go off.
- Throw out onions.
- Light a cookie-scented candle that you bought to support your child’s school.
- Realize that the house now smells like smoky cookies.
- Briefly think about making home-made cookies for desert. Fortunately, quickly come to senses and abandon idea.
- Give up on garlic press and look for dried garlic.
- Find a jar of spaghetti sauce in the back of the cupboard and put it in the pot.
- Add the parsley, garlic, oregano and basil.
23) Heat until bubbling.
24) Drink the wine.
Come back again soon and let’s share some laughs.