Tag Archives: embarrassing mom stories

You’re going to need an ambulance in a minute, kid!

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The children and I were at the pool in our backyard. When the police called, I couldn’t hear the phone. When they were knocking at the door, I ignored them, not knowing it was them, and because I was in my swimsuit. I figured whomever it was could come back later. When my husband, on his way home from work, saw the four cop cars in front of our house, he kept on going, deciding first to call our lawyer and ask, “Are we in trouble for something?” We weren’t, but our five-year-old son was about to be. Read the rest of this entry

Lost in translation

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Being from Chile, I’m not aware of all the American slang terms. It took me a long time to figure out why I got so many strange looks from other moms when talking about my son’s Read the rest of this entry

Join us for some adult education… and entertainment!

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After church one Sunday, my husband stayed in the chapel to pray, and I went to the hall to listen to an adult education talk with our 18-month-old daughter. I was really enjoying the talk until my daughter got away and ran with her speedy little feet onto the stage in front of everyone. Read the rest of this entry

This is my uniform

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Being a stay-at-home mom of little kids, my personal appearance ranks low on the priority list. When the doorbell rang around 2 p.m. and I was still in my pajamas, I was greeted by the UPS driver with the words, Read the rest of this entry