All posts tagged: funny

5 Tips for Naming Your Baby

I have named a lot of children in my day, four to be exact, so I’m kind of a baby naming expert AND my husband and I have argued about every one of those names, so you see, I know what a dilemma choosing your child’s name can be. Naming your child is one of the hardest decisions you will ever make. I’ve created a list of five tips that are sure to make you and your child the talk of the town. If you have a tip that I didn’t name, be sure to send it to me! 1. ALWAYS go for the alliteration. ALWAYS. Alliterations are an absolutely amazing alternative. (What?! Did you just see that alliteration?! Ahhhhhh yeah! *air punch* *another air punch* hashtag winning.) Alliterations are easy enough. Examples: Tilly Tammy Taylor. Trevor Todd Taylor. Tiberius Tyrannosaurus Taylor. I could go on, but you see the pattern. Your children will forever thank you for giving them an alliteration name. 2. Do you have a favorite book or movie? A favorite character? …

An Embarrassing Tale

What’s the most cringe-inducing, most embarrassing moment your kids pulled on you over the weekend? Was it a tantrum? Was it something disgusting they did? Would you like to hear our story? It just might make you feel better about your own moment. It’s not a long one, don’t worry. STORY TIME: I’m telling our pastor and his family (who we love like our own) about how the girls were asking me some big, whopping theological questions that I was having a hard time answering. Things like “If God is all-powerful why didn’t he stop Adam from eating the apple?” and other tough questions that I am not well-equipped on answering.  I know, I know. I know what you must be thinking! My kids are so mature and, dare I say, sophisticated? Can’t you just imagine us sitting around discussing theology over tea and cucumber sandwiches? That’s probably exactly what happens. Probably.   (Side Note: our pastor loves teasing our kids and they love the attention and love to tease him back but they also love …

The Tale of What the H*ll

This story is about six-year-old Elli, my eldest daughter, and the naughty word she learned and my inability to cope. It isn’t necessarily a recent story since Elli is now seven-years-old. It’s still a good one. I have always heard that when your child says their first bad word not to laugh so they won’t repeat their new hilarious joke, although, I have never heard what you’re actually supposed to do. What’s the rule? I thought I had more time to prepare for this! I obviously don’t know what I’m doing. Zack hears her say it the first time. She casually asks him, “What the hell is going on?”¬†As if she’s just making idle conversation. “Uhh, what did you just say?” “I said ‘What the hell is going on, Daddy?” Strike number 1 for you, Zack. He just sits there trying his hardest not to laugh. Typical dad response, I’m sure. Did I mention that he’s weirdly proud of her? I don’t get that. Which is probably a typical mom response. A few days later …