Thursday, June 28, 2012

Saw this poem last night and found myself nodding in agreement (and laughing) as I read it, so I wanted to share in case some of you may not have read it yet.

If You Give Mom A Muffin
Author: Beth Brubaker
If you give a mom a muffin, She'll want a cup of coffee to go with it.
She'll pour herself some.
Her three-year-old will spill the coffee.
She'll wipe it up.
Wiping the floor, she'll find dirty socks.
She'll remember she has to do laundry.
When she puts the laundry in the washer, She'll trip over boots and bump into the freezer.
Bumping into the freezer will remind her she has to plan for supper.
She will get out a pound of hamburger.
She'll look for her cookbook ("101 Things To Do With a Pound of Hamburger").
The cookbook is setting under a pile of mail.
She will see the phone bill, which is due tomorrow.
She will look for her checkbook.
The checkbook is in her purse that is being dumped out by her two-year-old.
She'll smell something funny.
She'll change the two-year-old's diaper.
While she is changing the diaper, the phone will ring.
Her five-year-old will answer and hang up.
She'll remember she wants to phone a friend for coffee.
Thinking of coffee will remind her that she was going to have a cup. And chances are...If she has a cup of coffee, Her kids will have eaten the muffin that went with it.


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3 comments:

Natasha said...

Too cute! I'm sure we could all come up with our own!

Nancy said...

So true & perfect.
Thanks for sharing :)

Jenifer said...

I love this!!! So true!!