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Ode To The Invisible Trumpet

Ode To The Invisible Trumpet
by Gina Valley

My 13 year old son, let’s call him by his self-chosen name, “Oh Yeah, I Forgot About That,” plays the trumpet.

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 Ode To The Invisible TrumpetHe got this self-chosen moniker due to his choice in answers to the post-school queries I’ve learned to ask him while still in the school parking lot each day, so as to avoid making three different trips back to the school for forgotten items:

“Did you bring your math homework?”

“Oh Yeah,

Top 10 Things I DON’T Want My Kids To Tell Me

Top 10 Things I DON’T Want My Kids To Tell Me
by Gina Valley

Like all parents, I’m constantly asking my kids what’s going on and who did what to whom and who needs to be where & when and what that stain is.

Sometimes, it seems like my job is to know everything about everyone and everything at every moment.

You Might Think It’s Funny, But It’s Snot…Gina’s Favorites

You Might Think It’s Funny, But It’s Snot…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

While I was basking in the warmth under the dryer at The Hair Whisperer’s grotto yesterday, I was remembering the day I wrote about in my You Might Think It’s Funny, But It’s Snot post, and giggling about it. So, I figured that post would be perfect for Throwback Day this week.

Laugh along with this Gina’s Favorites post.

Today, Sons Are Easier

Today, Sons Are Easier
by Gina Valley

I have 4 sons and 3 daughters.

At least I think I do.

When they move fast it’s hard to tell. Sometimes, it seems like a lot more.

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 Today, Sons Are EasierAs the leader of a pack, I’m frequently asked which is harder to parent, sons or daughters. My answer is always “day” dependent.

“It depends on the day.”

Today,

The Great Meatloaf Project

The Great Meatloaf Project
by Gina Valley

I’d planned to make meatloaf for dinner, but my day had gone anything but as planned.

My family loves meatloaf.

I know that’s weird.

Most kids think meatloaf is nasty stuff, right up there with fruitcake and Brussel sprouts on the desirability scale.

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 The Great Meatloaf ProjectI remember, when I was a kid, thinking of meatloaf as some sort of bland,