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May 10, 2007
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- A baby usually wakes up in the wee-wee hours of the morning.
- A child will not spill on a dirty floor.
- A young child is a noise with dirt on it. - A youth becomes a man when the marks he wants to leave on the
world have nothing to do with tires.
- An unbreakable toy is useful for breaking other toys. - Avenge yourself; live long enough to be a problem to your
- Be nice to your kids, for it is they who will choose your nursing
- Celibacy is not hereditary.
- Familiarity breeds children.
- For adult education, nothing beats children.
- God invented mothers because he couldn't be everywhere at once.
- God invented guilt so mothers could be everywhere at once. - Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your
- Having children will turn you into your parents. - If a child looks like his father, that's heredity; if he looks
like a neighbor, that's environment.
- If you have trouble getting your children's attention, just sit
down and look comfortable.
- Ill-bred children always display their pest manners.
- Insanity is inherited; you get it from your kids. - It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate
his father.
- It rarely occurs to teenagers that the day will come when they'll
know as little as their parents.
- Money isn't everything, but it sure keeps the kids in touch.
- Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth. - One child is often not enough, but two children can be far too
- You can learn many things from children... like how much patience
you have.
- Summer vacation is a time when parents realize that teachers are
grossly underpaid.
- The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob
also turns to the left.
- There are three ways to get things done:
1) do it yourself
2) hire someone to do it
3) forbid your kids to do it
- There would be fewer problems with children if they had to chop
wood to keep the television set going.
- Those who say they "sleep like a baby" haven't got one. - The best thing to spend on your children is time.


I can relate to a lot of those!

My favourite is the sleep like a baby one. When I hear people say that it makes me so angry!

As an empty nester I can say two things: 1. So true and 2. Things don't really change once they are grown, you still worry about them!

I don't know how I missed this the first time but I like it and it's also true!


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