On The Lighter Side – 2011
Today’s Parenting Tip: Treat a difficult child the way you would your boss at work.
Praise his achievements, ignore his tantrums and resist the urge to sit him down and explain to him how his brain is not yet fully developed.
A newly married couple went fishing on their vacation. Afterward, the wife’s mother asked how it went.
“Oh, it was terrible,” the wife began. “Everything went wrong. We overslept. Then we got a flat tire.
“And the worst part was,” she sighed, “I caught more fish than he did!”
I noticed an impatient looking young man standing in front of a boutique. He approached an attractive woman and asked her a question.
He asked her, “Would you mind talking to me for a few minutes?”
The woman countered suspiciously, “Why?”
“My wife has been in this shop for a long time,” the man explained. “But I know she’ll come out if she sees me talking to you.”
A police recruit was asked during the exam, “What would you do if you had to arrest your own mother?”
He answered, “Call for backup.”