Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Funny, Funny Mother . . . A Little Christmas Humor

funny funny mother For some reason, this little “story” that my Mom used to read at Christmastime came to mind today. Maybe it’s the fact that the holiday rush is officially ON and amongst my “Mom friends” (including yours truly!) I can already sense the frantic hysteria starting to build.

So this post is a chance to sit back and relax for a minute and enjoy a chuckle…or two. And hopefully it will also serve as a reminder to ENJOY the holidays instead of being a “Funny, Funny Mother”. :-)

See Mother, Funny, Funny Mother

See Mother. See Mother laugh.
Mother is happy.
Mother is happy about Christmas.
Mother has many plans.
Mother has many plans for Christmas.
Mother is organized. Mother smiles all the time.
Funny, funny Mother.

funny funny mother

See Mother. See Mother smile. Mother is happy.
The shopping is all done. See the children watch TV.
Watch, children, watch.
See the children change their minds.
See them ask Santa for different toys.
Look. Look. Mother is not smiling. Funny, funny Mother.

funny funny mother

See Mother. See Mother sew.
Mother will make dresses. Mother will make robes.
Mother will make shirts.
See Mother put the zipper in wrong.
See Mother sew the dress on the wrong side.
See Mother cut the skirt too short.
See Mother put the material away until January.
Look. Look. See Mother take a tranquilizer.
Funny, funny Mother.

funny funny mother

See Mother. See Mother buy raisins and nuts.
See Mother buy candied pineapple and powdered sugar
See Mother buy flour and dates and pecans and brown sugar and bananas and spices and vanilla.
Look. Look. Mother is mixing everything together.
See the children press out their cookies.
See the flour on their elbows.
See the cookies burn. See the cake fall.
See the children pull taffy. See Mother pull her hair.
See Mother clean the kitchen with the garden hose.
Funny, funny Mother.

funny funny mother

See Mother. See Mother wrap presents.
See Mother look for the end of the Scotch tape roll.
See Mother bite her fingernails. See Mother go.
See Mother go to the store 10 times in one hour.
Go, Mother, go.
See Mother go faster. Run, Mother, run.
See Mother trim the tree. See Mother have a party.
See Mother make popcorn.
See Mother wash the walls. See Mother scrub the rug.
See Mother tear up the organized plan.
See Mother forget the gift for Uncle Harold.
See Mother get the hives.
Go, Mother, go. See the faraway look in Mother’s eyes.
Mother has become disorganized.
Mother has become disoriented.
Funny, funny Mother.

funny funny mother

It is finally Christmas morning. See the happy family.
See Father smile. Father is happy. Smile, Father, smile.
Father loves fruitcake. Father loves Christmas pudding.
Father loves all his new neckties.
Look. Look. See the happy children. See the children’s toys.
Santa was very good to the children. The children will remember this Christmas.

funny funny mother

See Mother. Mother is slumped in a chair. Mother is crying uncontrollaby.
Mother does not look well.
Mother has ugly dark circles under her bloodshot eyes.
Everyone helps Mother to her bed.
See Mother sleep quietly under heavy sedation.
See Mother smile.
Funny, funny Mother.

…Author unknown

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(All photos via Flickr)





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2 thoughts on “Funny, Funny Mother . . . A Little Christmas Humor

  1. Craig and Crystal

    Thanks for this! I vaguely remember my own mother reading this to friends (back in the day before email and such). She would just laugh and laugh. She passed away when I was a teen, and this brought back some happy memories for me. And now that I'm a mom myself, I can appreciate it too!!!!

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