Oh how true , anyone with children must read

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Just got this in my email and got a kick out of it , hope you will to .

To those of us who have children in our lives, whether they are our own, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, or students...here is something to make you chuckle. Whenever your children are out of control, you can take comfort from the thought that even God's omnipotence did not extend to His own children. After creating heaven and earth, God created Adam and Eve. And the first thing he said was, "Don't". "Don't what?" Adam replied. "Don't eat the forbidden fruit." God said. "Forbidden fruit? We have forbidden fruit? Hey, Eve...we have forbidden fruit!" "No way!" says Eve "Yes way!" says Adam "DO NOT eat the fruit!" said God. "Why?" Adam and Eve both ask. "Because I am your father and I said so!" God replied, (wondering why he hadn't stopped creation after making the elephants). A few minutes later, God saw his children having an apple break and He was ticked! "Didn't I tell you not to eat the fruit?" God, as our first parent, asked. "Uh huh," Adam replied. "Then why did you?" said the Father. "I don't know," said Eve. "She started it!" Adam said. "Did not!" said Eve. "Did too!" "DID NOT!" Having had it with the two of them, God's punishment was that Adam and Eve should have children of their own. Thus, the pattern was set and it has never changed! But there is reassurance in this story. If you have persistently and lovingly tried to give children wisdom and they haven't taken it, don't be hard on yourself. If God had trouble raising children, what makes you think it would be a piece of cake for you? Advice for the day: If you have a lot of tension and you get a headache, do what it says on the aspirin bottle: "Take two aspirin" and "Keep away from children." You spend the first 2 years of their life teaching them to walk and talk. Then you spend the next 16 years telling them to sit down and shut-up. Grandchildren are God's reward for not killing your children. Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young. Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word-for-word exactly what you shouldn't have said. The main purpose of holding children's parties is to remind yourself that there are children more awful than your own. I 'child-proofed' my home 25 years ago and they're still getting in! Anyway, be nice to your children, they might choose your nursing home someday.

-- Patty {NY State} (fodfarms@hotmail.com), March 11, 2002


I absolutely love this!!!

-- Terri in WV (mrs_swift_26547@yahoo.com), March 11, 2002.

Oh thank you, I needed that. :)

-- Sherry (tlnifty@ecenet.com), March 11, 2002.

Too funny.I will have to remember this next time Hurricane Andy gets on my nerves....ooops,that next time would be NOW !

-- Johna (marcnjohna@aol.com), March 11, 2002.

Oooooh! SOOOO TRUE! Thanks for the giggle! SHHHHHHHH.....we don't have to tell my teenagers why I am snickering do we?;~)!

-- Nan (davidl41@ipa.net), March 11, 2002.

And its sooo much fun when your grandkids do to your kids what your kids did to you!

-- VickiP. (countrymous@webtv.net), March 11, 2002.

I get to have two teens this year, but I just don't feel old enough.

Anyone who's ever said how well behaved and poilte my children are, haven't seen them at home.

-- Wendy A (phillips-anteswe@pendleton.usmc.mil), March 11, 2002.

Patty..Thanks for that..

-- Suzanne (weir@frontiernet.net), March 11, 2002.

This is answered pryer. I thought it was me.!!!

-- Jennie (watkins4@fiberpipe.net), March 12, 2002.

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