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Gooey Trash Ed

Gooey Trash Ed
by Gina Valley

Dear Children:

I appreciate the fact that one of you was conscientious enough to toss the rotten mayonnaise into the kitchen trashcan.

In the past I have found that you tend to allow rotten things to continue to ferment buried Humor Funny Parenting trash garbage mayo mayonnaise Miracle Whip gooey mess kitchen trashcan helpful tossing throw out away child Moms Dads Kids children Family Life loveon the counter, hidden in the cupboard, or lost deep in the fridge until they are either able to speak or run about unaided.

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It’s the Little Things

Isn’t it funny how the little things are really the big things?

We all have our silly little things that make us happy.  We all wish we’d won that giant national lottery this week, but we’d be pretty thrilled to find $20 in our jeans pocket while we’re doing the laundry.  Personally, I’d be even more thrilled to find someone else hadHumor Funny Parenting little things ice cream lint clothes dryer song thankful child Moms Dads Kids children Family Life love done the laundry. 

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Site Building Almost Done!

Humor Funny Parenting site building trying-new-things Moms Dads Kids Family Life loveI’m so glad you stopped by!

Pardon the dust! Remodeling is messy stuff!

Please poke around and explore the site.  Check out the progress.  Click on the links.  Let me know what you think.

It’s in the home stretch.  I’m pretty proud of myself for getting to this point without completely flipping out & poking myself in the eye.  I haven’t even thrown anything at anyone. 

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Setting My Inner Sailor Free

Setting My Inner Sailor Free
by Gina Valley

Recently a friend of mine and I were discussing our differences in, shall we say, “vocabulary selection.”  I tend to use little “pepper” in my day-to-day conversation, whereas he, as he quite freely pointed out, tends to have what he referred to as a “potty mouth.” Well, actually, he used a more specific adjective, but you get the idea.

Humor Funny Parenting Frustration Cussing Cursing Moms Dads Kids Family LifeHe noted,

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Early Morning Ambush

Early Morning Ambush
by Gina Valley

I did not rise before my children Thursday morning, which is normally my plan of attack.  I overslept until 6:30AM, when I was awoken by my youngest, to find that I was surrounded by six of my young pack members. They, then, proceeded to hurl the following questions at me in the following order in rapid fire fashion:

Humor Funny  Parenting Sleep-deprived Doorlock Moms Dads Kids Family LifeWhat would happen if you were surrounded by a metal shield and lightening hit it?

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Stupid Driver – You’re Out!!!

Here’s the thing, driver of the shiny, new, silver Range Rover. I’m a patient person.  Well, actually I’m not a patient person, but even if I was it wouldn’t have helped you today. Because, the thing is, people have limits. Humor Funny Parenting Bad Driver Strike Out Stupid Driver Moms Dads Kids Family Life love

Getting cut off and nearly plowed over by you in the junior high school parking lot would have used up all of my patience, had I packed any today.

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Fleas of 1000 Camels

I would like to take this opportunity to apologizeHumor Funny Parenting Bad Driver Stupid Driver camel fleas Moms Dads Kids Family Life love to the driver in the lane next to me as we exited the middle school parking lot this morning.

You were likely unaware of the curses and plagues I was internally wishing upon you and your descendants to the fifth generation after you chose to swerve suddenly into the lane I was currently using.

But,

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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,

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