Tag Archives: embarrassing mom stories

The little dears.

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Here are a couple of gems from my friends:

“Son: Mommy, does your name have any L’s like mine?
Mom: Let’s sound it out and see!
Son: Aim–ee… nope, no L’s.
Mom: Great job!
Son: So how about we call you “Lame-y”?
‪#‎middleschoolflashbacks‬
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Lord, let me blend in with the wall!

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St. Peter's Basilica at Early Morning

St. Peter’s Basilica at Early Morning (Photo credit: Wikipedia) P.S. This wasn’t the church I was at!

When my youngest was born, she made her first church appearance just a few days later. Being understandably tired, we didn’t make it to our usual Mass, but went to an 11:00 a.m. at a church I’m not as familiar with. The baby slept wonderfully through Mass until just before the end. When she began to cry, I picked her up and looked around for a private hidey-hole in which to discreetly feed her. Then I spotted a folding  chair in a dark corner, far from any people. Perfect!

A minute later, Mass was over and I soon discovered a crucial architectural structure that I had previously overlooked: Read the rest of this entry

Thank Heaven for little girls

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While sitting with some other moms at my son’s baptism reception, one of them alerted me to the fact that the kids were playing with a doll–a gender specific doll. A group of little girls were giggling while watching my seven-year-old daughter make her male doll Read the rest of this entry

That’s information I didn’t need to know, thank you.

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That's My Mommy

Well, of course his mom’s tushy waddles.

Seeing me in my room in a bra and underwear, my four-year-old son asked, “Mommy, how come when you walk your tushy goes side to side?””What?!” I exclaimed.

He responded, “You know, side to side, side to side.”

I was a little appalled and just said, “It’s because I’m a mommy.”

I started walking away, feeling his eyes boring into me, and heard him muttering, Read the rest of this entry

I deny everything!

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family room

family room (Photo credit: Teny Jr)

I was sitting in the family room with my three sons, who were playing happily. Then the phone rang, and, when I stood up to answer it, I……passed gas. I hoped my sons were too distracted to notice, but right after I clicked “talk” on the phone, my sweet, little two-year-old called, Read the rest of this entry

Why can’t I just have a CHICKEN POT PIE?!

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Banquet Chicken Pot Pie

Sometimes pregnancy hormones make you feel like you’re insane.  When I was about nine-weeks pregnant, we were on a road trip, and finding something that I thought I could eat was a challenge.  The one thing that actually sounded good was chicken pot pie, so when we saw a Cracker Barrel, I thought I was good to go.  Read the rest of this entry

It’s laundry day, okay?!

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home alone

I watched through the window as my son got off the school bus and walked across the street. I thought it rather odd that he was holding his hands up to his face, much like Macaulay Caulkin’s famous Home Alone picture. Intrigued, I went outside to greet him. When I got to the mail box, the cause of his shock became dreadfully apparent. There, at the end of our driveway, stood Read the rest of this entry