As Life Rolls On

As a friend of mine always says, "We plan, God laughs." You never know what life will bring, but the ride can be a blast!

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Why God Made Moms

This is my mom. Hard to believe that she is 70. Looks pretty good for her age! When I was a kid, I always looked at her and compared her to ther moms. I though we had lucked out, after all she was small, "skinny" and kinda pretty. I remember Miss Brownjohn, my garde 2 taecher asking me why I thought my mom was the "best" mom. My answer, "cause she likes to have lots of babies". I also remember coming home from school right around that age, looking at mom and asking her if she was having another baby, 'cause her belly was getting big again. Ooops, not a good thing to say to a woman who is NOT pregnant. Anyways, these memories came flooding back when I was reading the following. Enjoy!

BRILLIANT Answers given by 2nd grade school children to the following questions!!

Why did God make mothers?
1. She's the only one who knows where the scotch tape is.
2. Mostly to clean the house.
3. To help us out of there when we were getting born.

How did God make mothers?
1. He used dirt, just like for the rest of us.
2. Magic plus super powers and a lot of stirring
3. God made my Mom just the same like he made me. He Just used bigger parts.

What ingredients are mothers made of?
1. God makes mothers out of clouds and angel hair and everything nice in the world and one dab of mean.
2. They had to get their start from men's bones. Then they mostly use string, I think.

Why did God give you Your mother & not some other mom?
1. We're related
2. God knew she likes me a lot more than other people's moms like me.

What kind of little girl was your mom?
1. My mom has always been my mom and none of that other stuff.
2. I don't know because I wasn't there, but my guess would be pretty bossy.
3. They say she used to be nice.

What did mom need to know about dad before she married him?
1. His last name.
2. She had to know his background. Like is he a crook? Does he get drunk on beer?
3. Does he make at least $800 a year? Did he say NO to drugs and YES to chores?

Why did your mom marry your dad?
1. My dad makes the best spaghetti in the world. And my Mom eats a lot.
2. She got too old to do anything else with him.
3. My grandma says that Mom didn't have her thinking cap on.

Who's the boss at your house?
1. Mom doesn't want to be boss, but she has to because dad's such a goof ball.
2. Mom. You can tell by room inspection. She sees the stuff under the bed.
3. I guess Mom is, but only because she has a lot more to do than dad.

What's the difference between moms & dads?
1. Moms work at work and work at home & dads just go to work at work.
2. Moms know how to talk to teachers without scaring them.
3. Dads are taller & stronger, but moms have all the real power 'cause that's who you got to ask if you want to sleep over at your friend's.
4. Moms have magic, they make you feel better without medicine.

What does your mom do in her spare time?
1. Mothers don't do spare time.
2. To hear her tell it, she pays bills all day long.

What would it take to make your mom perfect?
1. On the inside she's already perfect. Outside, I think some kind of plastic surgery.
2. Diet. You know, her hair. I'd diet, maybe blue.

If you could change one thing about your Mom, what would it be?
1. She has this weird thing about me keeping my room clean. I'd get rid of that.
2. I'd make my Mom smarter. Then she would know it was my sister who did it and not me.
3. I would like for her to get rid of those invisible eyes on the back of her head.

So the question then becomes, what funny things did your kids say about you when they were little or what do you remeber saying about your own mom?


  • At 12:38 PM, Blogger Evie Sears said…

    Great one-liners. My kids have never said anything funny about me 'coz I'm perfect!

  • At 5:17 PM, Blogger Dave said…

    They brought a smile to my face.

  • At 8:51 AM, Blogger Barbara said…

    One day Spencer (who was about 5 at the time) asked me something and I said that I didn't know what the answer was. He said "yes you do, you know everything." he doesn't think I know anything LOL!

  • At 3:09 PM, Blogger Jenn said…

    i just remember thinking i was glad my mom was young, not an old fart

  • At 10:28 AM, Blogger Evie Sears said…

    Jenn - your mom may not have been an old fart when you were young, but she is now! (As are the rest of us!)


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