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Stop Stepping On Their Heads!!!

Stop Stepping On Their Heads!!!
by Gina Valley

One year we decided, because we are stupid, stupid people, that it would be fun, educational, and inspiring to take our 7 children, 6 of whom were 6 years old and under at the time, to the Veteran’s cemetery for the Memorial Day service.

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 Stop Stepping On Their Heads!!! Memorial Day Kids’ POV

Each Memorial Day Boy Scouts place a flag on each and every grave there.  You have to see it in person to grasp the grandeur of the gesture.  It gives you pause.

WHAT Is The Dog Sniffing Now?!?! …Gina’s Favorites

This week for Throwback Day we are visiting one of my posts about kids and their focus destroying excitement and sense of fun.  Enjoy this Gina’s Favorite!
WHAT Is The Dog Sniffing Now?!?! …Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

I love how kids see fun in stuff that seems like anything but fun to me.  They totally lose themselves in simple things and find hidden joy there.  I love that!

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 WHAT Is The Dog Sniffing Now?!?! ...Gina's Favorites FocusWhen we had a new flushing mechanism installed in the toilet in our powder room my little ones were thrilled.  It sounds like a jet.

Shut The Front Door

Shut The Front Door!

Dear Family,

I know I ask a lot of each of you.

I want you to be as nice as possible to everyone around you.  I want you to do your best at school.  I want you to earn a bachelor’s degree (well, go ahead and finish pre-school and elementary school and junior high and high school before you worry about that,

A 2 Year Old – Finally A Philosopher Who Makes Sense

A 2 Year Old – Finally A Philosopher Who Makes Sense

Life seems so complicated, but it’s really not.  Just ask anyone.  Well, anyone who’s 2 years-old, anyway.

All the confounded confusion you and I bumble through constantly is completely offset by the world of convenient clarity a 2 year old operates in.

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 Two Year Olds Contradictions Life Philosophy Nose Picking Change Time SharingDo you sometimes feel that life is bewildering?

No problem.  I’ve been chatting it up with the 2 year old set and we’ve got it all figured out.  What at first glance seems like a confusing world of contradictions is actually a simple,

The Proper Torture & Feeding Of An AC Unit

The Proper Torture & Feeding Of An AC Unit
by Gina Valley

Got an air conditioner you want to torture?  Take a lesson from my pack’s AC torture history.

Leave the doors and windows open as much as possible (also a great way to recruit flies to set up a giant swarm in the kitchen!).  Be sure to follow your dad around as he closes every door and window throughout the house,

Synchronized Complaining – The Newest Olympic Sport

Synchronized Complaining – The Newest Olympic Sport
by Gina Valley

Like most adults, and every parent, I wish I had chosen paper plates for my wedding china pattern.  Anything to avoid the post dinner rush for excuses to dodge dinner dish-duty.

The miraculous shift on the part of my off-spring from happy diners to disgruntled juveniles is nearly instantaneous at the announcement that it isHumor Funny Parenting Moms Dads Kids Children Sons Daughters Brothers Sisters Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Synchronized Sport Demonstration Olympic Complaining Dinner Dishes Washing Cleaning Avoiding Chores Team Cookies “time to clean up dinner.”  It’s almost like a synchronized complaining team (I’m pretty sure that Synchronized Complaining is a demonstration sport this year at the Olympics.  It’s widely assumed that the International Olympic Committee will recognize its world-wide appeal and enormous contestant pool and make it an official sport for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,