Nifty Replacement

I spent an afternoon helping my boyfriend move into a new home. In one carton I found a crockpot, with an odd-looking and very dirty metal lid. Later I ushered my boyfriend into the kitchen and asked why he hadn’t mentioned this perfectly good pot.

He stared at it, then replied, “Well, after I broke the lid I never thought of replacing it with a hubcap.”

 

 

  • Why Texting Order Matters

    My husband and I rented a cottage, and our son agreed to…

    Q: What Does Mom Use to Clean?

    I was playing a guessing game with my four-year-old…

    Lew Schneider on Sunblock

    We use a really strong sunblock when we go to the beach…

    A Teenage Dream

    My 11-year-old grandson spent 
a beautiful Saturday…

    My First Job…

    I got my first full-time job, but I could have sworn I was…

    Terrible Two (Hundreds)

    Hanging up with my 90-year-old mother, I sighed, then said…

    Piping Up

    A Scottish mother visits her 
son in his New York City…

    What 87-Year-Olds Give Up For Lent

    “Has your diet changed?” 
I asked an 87-year-old…

    Parenting Fads According to The Onion

    The latest parenting fads, 
according to the Onion: •…

    @BillMurray on Child Naming

    The cool part about naming 
your kid is you don’t have…

    MSW?!
(Mom say what?!)

    Texting acronyms can stump even the best parents: Mom: Your…

    Refresh. Refresh. Refresh…

    The water I was heating for pasta refused to boil, and if…

    Poor Little Piggy…

    My young son ran to me, crying. “Daddy, I stubbed my…

    This Classified ad Speaks Volumes:

    “Wanted to buy: playpen, cradle, high chair; also two…

    Glass Half Full (of Dung)

    A child psychologist had twin boys—one was an optimist;…

    Believe Me, I Would if I Could.

    My three-year-old sat in the bathroom with me, watching as…

    That's Not How it Works, Dad.

    Dad rarely dresses up, so when he left the bedroom decked…

    Toddler Wisdom

    Events had left my son-in-
law’s sister feeling sad…

    Family Loopholes

    To get my cousin to write to 
her even once, my aunt…

    Where There's A Will…

    Where there’s a will, there’s a relative. Ricky Gervais…