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If It’s Wednesday & My Boot Hurts It Must Be Monday!!!

If It’s Wednesday & My Boot Hurts It Must Be Monday!!! …Gina’s Favorites

I’m taking this week off to deal with some family issues, so I’ve lined up some of my favorite posts to keep you giggling.
Laugh along with this Gina’s Favorites post.
If It’s Wednesday And My Boot Hurts It Must Be Monday

My left boot felt a little snug all morning.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley If It’s Wednesday & My Boot Hurts It Must Be Monday!!! ...Gina's Favorites ConfusionI was especially surprised by this because my right boot,

Top 10 Reasons Dinner ISN’T Ready

Top 10 Reasons Dinner ISN’T Ready
by Gina Valley

“Why isn’t dinner ready?”

Did my child actually just ask me “Why isn’t dinner ready?”?!?!

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Top 10 Reasons Why Dinner ISN'T ReadyWhat is he, new here?

Why isn’t dinner ready?  Why isn’t dinner ready?!?!

What he should ask is “How is dinner ever ready?”

Today’s delay is owed mainly to 8 ½ hours spent in the sun on the soccer fields.  Not only did this zap the time from my day,

Don’t Wear Penguins After Labor Day…Gina’s Favorites

Don’t Wear Penguins After Labor Day…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

This week is looking to be “one of those days” pretty much every day.

I’ve been hit with a sudden storm to deal with, so, while I’m dealing with lawyers and meetings and judges (Oh my!), I have queued up Gina’s Favorites to keep you in giggles.

Today’s Gina’s Favorite is my Don’t Wear Penguins After Labor Day post.  It’s been ghastly hot here in Los Angeles this week.  Hopefully,

I Can’t Do A Cartwheel

I Can’t Do A Cartwheel
by Gina Valley

The dance concert that 2 of my daughters performed in last night was only 3 hours long instead of the expected 4.   My other pack members were near rejoicing.

One of my sons pointed out that no one even fell asleep “…except for dad, but just for a little while and he didn’t snore much.”

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Gina Valley I Can’t Do A Cartwheel Dance Concert Ballet MariinskyLast spring’s dance concert was nearly 4 ½ hours long,

Quiet? What Is That?

Quiet?  What Is That?
by Gina Valley

When I became a parent, I knew I was surrendering my right to sleep.  But, somehow, that I was also breaking up with my right to quiet, slipped my mind.

I’m not complaining.

I love the crazy, loud chaos that is our home.  In fact, it kind of freaks me out if it’s too quiet.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Gina Valley Quiet?  What Is That? Loud Kids The Sound Of SilenceWhat I miss is the access to quiet when I need it for just a few minutes.  When I desperately need to concentrate,

Don’t Wear Penguins After Labor Day

Don’t Wear Penguins After Labor Day
by Gina Valley

It was rainy and cold yesterday morning.  Naturally, it being Monday, all of my kids were running behind schedule.  My two elementary kids missed their ride altogether, and were running too late to make the trek to school by foot, even if it hadn’t been raining.

I hurried them toward the door, knowing the horrendous last minute traffic at their school would be even worse than usual due to the rain.