Tuesday, April 13

Lesson #98 - Blogging = Therapy

I always knew - ever since I was a little girl - that I wanted a big family. Being an only child made me realize how important siblings are to each other. They are different than friends - something more meaningful...a stronger connection. Collectively, they are "The Scribblers" and let me tell you - cute doesn't even BEGIN to describe them!  These little girls look just like their mama, The Head Scribbler! As if raising three beautiful girls isn't enough, she is also trying to be the perfect wife, daughter in-law, writer, blogger, entrepreneur and chef...whew...I'm tired just THINKING about it all! If you ever feel the need to show your creative side (or leave a comment or two), grab a crayon and head on over to Coloring Outside The Lines...for now, though, you can sit back and relax while the Crayon Wrangler lists the things she has learned - from blogging...

1. As a mother you will soon learn that nobody in your house listens to you.

2. If you want someone to listen to you, write a blog.

3. If you want someone to respond to you, write about religion, politics or spanking.

4. If you can’t think of blog material, look around your house.

5. Someone actually identifies with the stacked up laundry, crying children and crackers under the couch.

6. You can find 56,384 other blogs about stacked up laundry, crying children and crackers under the couch.

7. You can find 34,984 blogs condemning people for stacked up laundry, crying children and crackers under the couch.

8. You can find 38,378 blogs making fun of people who condemn others.

9. You can find 3,986 on time management so you don’t have stacked up laundry, crying children and crackers under the couch.

10. You can find 1,467 blogs that make crafts out of crackers under the couch.

11. You can find 178 blogs with pictures of crackers under the couch.

12. You will not find more than 10 blogs with crying children, because we are all perfect mothers.

13. Perfect mothers have amazing portraits of their kids, recipes with 15 ingredients you can’t pronounce and a detailed list of all the things that they did in a 12 hour slot of time.

14. Perfect mothers are in the encyclopedia between leprechauns and unicorns.

15. Blogging is for people with really thick skin.

16. Lose a Google Friend and you will see what I mean.

17. Chocolate chip cookie dough is therapeutic to losing a follower.

18. Blogging about it feels much better.

19. Blogging about the crazy and irritating things your family does is also cheap therapy.

20. You will probably need some physical therapy if your family ever discovers your blog and a new place to have Christmas dinner.


Pennie said...

This is my new favorite list. You are a hoot because you are honest...and there is nothing more humorous than that!

Chelle said...

Love this post--and seriously...it's all SO true!


Shell said...

So funny! And true!

Ian said...

Great post...so where do I fit in? Am I one of the crying mothers stuffing cheetos and crafts into my sofa?

Mama M. said...

Dang, isn't she the best?????

C-Dub rocks!

Baby Sweetness said...

LOVE this list!

Kmama said...

LOL This was great!!

The Empress said...

Am lovin' this list. Very fun to read and so stinkin' true.

Thanks for coming up with it.

Marilyn (A Lot of Loves) said...

How come no one listens to the mother? They really should. I know what I'm talking about after all. However you're right no one does listen to me and that is exactly why I blog! You hit the nail on the head with this list.

Much More Than Mommy said...

Yes, yes, yes and YES! Great lsit! :-)

Miss Fit said...

Looking around my house at this very moment.

michelle said...

so funny. I have plenty of crackers under my couch and inside the cushions...and i won't be making anything crafty out of them!

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