Monday, April 19, 2010

You Might Be a Parent of Many

If there are a million pairs of shoes in the closet and yet the shoe rack is empty, you might be a parent of many.

Blog4-10 037

If you need three shoe storage units to keep track of all the hats and mittens and yet no one can ever find a matching pair, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 039

If you have the pleasure of driving a vehicle like this, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 044

If you have vehicles that are so dirty your kids write their names in the back and sayings like “wash me” because who has the energy to wash such a beast? You might be the parent of many.

When booking a hotel online you realize there isn’t even an option for the number in your family, you might be a parent of many.

When you have to take out a personal loan to take the family to Arby’s, you might be the parent of many.

If you run to the store for a few quick staples just to get you through the week and come home with this, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 034 Blog4-10 038 Blog4-10 040

If you have more toothbrushes than could possibly fit in one of those cute countertop holders, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 036

If your yard looks like a used bike lot, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 047

If you gave up on the idea of building a patio out back because it really functions better as a sandbox, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 048

If you used all your patio money on peanut butter and syrup, you might be the parent of many.

If it takes five minutes to dirty six load of laundry, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 042

If you tried to make laundry soap once and decided you wanted your clothes to be clean and not smelly so you switched back to Tide even though it costs a lot and the big one lasts 3 days, you might be the parent of many. Or that might just be me.

Blog4-10 050

If a dozen doughnuts isn’t enough to go around, you might be the parent of many.

If your feet stick to the kitchen floor (Hello gallon of syrup) and it doesn’t really bother you, you might be the parent of many.

If you own several sets of bunk beds, you might be the parent of many.

If you spray paint an old bike because three other kids have trashed used it, you might be the parent of many.

If this is what your calendar looks like on a good month, you might be the parent of many.

Blog4-10 049

If the idea of saving for college sends you into fits on laughter, you might be the parent of many.

If you are so tired at the end of the day that you want to puke, you might be the parent of many.

If at night after the nausea subsides and before the numbness hits you realize how blessed you are, you might be the parent of many.

3 comments:

mamabear said...

Oh, I love this!

Just think of the food bill when our boys are teenagers!

Wayne Pederson said...

Brilliant!

Dan and Tara said...

My hubby just asked me, "Are you laughing so hard you're crying"?
YES! Hilarious!