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It’s Not Mess – It’s Safety Equipment

It’s Not Mess – It’s Safety Equipment

I saw a cool looking centerpiece on Pinterest. Of course I know if I make it, it will neither look like the Pinterest picture nor look cool.  But more importantly, where would I put it?

I don’t know about your family, but mine lives in constant fear of a sudden end of gravity.  And, as a result, we have prepared each and every horizontal and semi-horizontal surface in our home for such an eventuality by carefully and completely weighing down and covering every such surface.

Where The Heck Is Miss Manners?

Where The Heck Is Miss Manners?
by Gina Valley

I don’t like to offend people.  Most of the time.

I try to do the right thing.  Almost always.

But, sometimes it’s hard to know what to do.  Some situations present themselves at a time or place where Googling “What the heck should I do now?” isn’t a viable option.

Where is Miss Manners when I need her?

If I’m Ugly It’s Cuz My Kids Didn’t Put The Milk Away

If I’m Ugly It’s Cuz My Kids Didn’t Put The Milk Away
by Gina Valley

They always leave the milk out.  Always.

I’m not sure if they’re trying to drive me insane by pretending they don’t hear my many reminders to return the cow juice to its frosty home, or if they are trying to help me save money by making cheese, but my pack never puts the milk away.

You’re A Big Help…Not!

You’re A Big Help…Not!
by Gina Valley

Dear Family,

Thank you to whichever child put the bag of condiments from Del Taco away last week.  It’s always nice when someone puts something away.Humor Funny Parenting Moms Dads Kids Children Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Cleaning Helping Letters To My Family Tacos Condiments Mistakes  And, whoever you are, you put it right where it goes on the shelf in the pantry. Good job.

It’s a rare and special treat for me, as your mom,

What IS That? – The Special Joys Of Family Fridge Cleaning

So yesterday I admitted that our fridge is gross a lot of the time, and that I had sought the guidance of an unnamed household guru, today we’ll call her “Smartha,” in an effort to properly combat that problem.  Unfortunately, Smartha apparently lives in a Utopian Humor Funny Parenting Moms Dads Kids Children Family Life Love Refrigerator Coils Fridge Clean Dirty Filthy Martha Stewart Tool Brush Maintenance Haz Mat Cantaloupe Tomatoworld where mess and thus children do not exist.  Still, her advice is not completely without merit.  It’s great for a laugh.

Flying Toothpaste

Flying Toothpaste

Did you know that if you’re squeezing the toothpaste tube and there is, unbeknownst to you, an air bubble in the toothpaste tube that the air bubble will exit in a most violent fashion, rudely shoving the toothpaste in front of it out of the 

Humor Funny Parenting toothpaste cleaning products mess ceiling observant child Moms Dads Kids children Family Life loveway in an explosive nature, causing the toothpaste to immediately take flight, and to continue in flight until such time as the toothpaste is confronted with an immovable object,