Friday, May 8, 2009

Happy Mother's Day!

In honor of upcoming Mothers’ Day and for all of us who ever had or were children!


1st baby: You begin wearing maternity clothes as soon as your OB/GYN confirms your pregnancy.
2nd baby: You wear your regular clothes for as long as possible.
3rd baby: Your maternity clothes ARE your regular clothes.
____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _____
Preparing for the Birth:

1st baby: You practice your breathing religiously.
2nd baby: You don't bother because you remember that last time, breathing didn't do a thing.
3rd baby: You ask for an epidural in your eighth month.
____________ _________ _________ _________ ___ ____________
The Layette:

1st baby: You pre-wash newborn's clothes, color-coordinate them, and fold them neatly in the baby's little bureau.
2nd baby: You check to make sure that the clothes are clean and discard only the ones with the darkest stains.
3rd baby: Boys can wear pink, can't they?
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1st baby: At the first sign of distress--a whimper, a frown--you pick up the baby
2nd baby: You pick the baby up when her wails threaten to wake your firstborn.
3rd Baby: You teach your three-year-old how to rewind the mechanical swing.
____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ ______

1st baby: If the pacifier falls on the floor, you put it away until you can go home and wash and boil it.
2nd baby: When the pacifier falls on the floor, you squirt it off with some juice from the baby's bottle.
3rd baby: You wipe it off on your shirt and pop it back in.
____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ ______

1st baby: You change your baby's diapers every hour, whether they need it or not.
2nd baby: You change their diaper every two to three hours, if needed.
3rd baby: You try to change their diaper before others start to complain about the smell or you see it sagging to their knees.
____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _______

1st baby: You take your infant to Baby Gymnastics, Baby Swing, Baby Zoo, Baby Movies and Baby Story Hour.
2nd baby: You take your infant to Baby Gymnastics.
3rd baby: You take your infant to the supermarket and the dry cleaners.
____________ _________ ________ ____________ _________ ____
Going Out:

1st baby: The first time you leave your baby with a sitter, you call home five times.
2nd baby: Just before you walk out the door, you remember to leave a number where you can be reached.
3rd baby: You leave instructions for the sitter to call only if she sees blood.
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At Home:

1st baby: You spend a good bit of every day just gazing at the baby.
2nd baby: You spend a bit of everyday watching to be sure your older child isn't squeezing, poking, or hitting the baby.
3rd baby: You spend a little bit of every day hiding from the children
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Swallowing Coins (a favorite):

1st child: When first child swallows a coin, you rush the child to the hospital and demand x-rays
2nd child: When second child swallows a coin, you carefully watch for the coin to pass.
3rd child: When third child swallows a coin you deduct it from his allowance!
____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ ______

Pass this on to everyone you know who has children . . . or everyone who KNOWS someone who has had children. . (The older the mother, the funnier this is!)

God's reward for allowing your children-
to live


Cher said...

Just wanted to say Hi! I found you via the Mom Bloggers Club Follow Me Group. I already follow you! Stop by my site when the get the chance! I also have a lot of giveaways going on!

I also dropped my EC on you!

Mommyof2girlz/StephD said...

Stopping by from MBC Followers Club to follow and say hello. 5 girls and 1 boy...you rock mama!

Unknown said...

What a great post! I only have 2, but I bet some of these are just so true lol

Lisa P@www.isitmondayalready.com said...

hahahahah thanks for the laugh!