As parents, we’ve all done it. Most of us, anyway. We’ve all told that little white lie, with the intention of protecting the imaginations and/or innocence of our children. You know the ones I’m talking about: those itty-bitty, tinnnnny white lies about Santa, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny…or even about Goldie the Goldfish whoContinue reading “Santa is watching you! Really…he is! I promise!”
“Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, for they will never cease to be amused.” ~ Author Unknown I have two children born to me by birth and several more born to me out of love. That sounds a little strange, but what I mean is that those kids closest to my own childrenContinue reading “Laugh and the world laughs with you…”
I always get such a kick out of practical jokes played on my kids, and there’s nothing better than when you can actually catch it on tape!
A couple of summers ago, my husband used to play jokes on my daughter. She might be doing dishes and looking out the window above the sink and my husband would pop up in out of nowhere in front of the windows to surprise her. It was always funny and always gave us a giggle to watch her reaction. One day, she thought she’d get him back.
On this particular day, my husband was in the basement of our house in the room we call the “Man Cave.” My children thought it’d be funny to tap on the window from the outside, and then run away and hide. They did this several times until my husband finally decided to give them a reaction.
I had seen the kids tapping on the outside window and knew retribution was coming, but it wasn’t until I saw him husband filling a bucket of water in the kitchen sink that I realized what was to come.
“Nooooo,” said to Troy. “You wouldn’t!”
“Yes,” he said with an evil grin.
“Oh my gosh! Okay. Wait! Let me get the video camera!” I said and then ran for the camera. The rest is history and you can see the results in the video link above. Let’s just assume they won’t try that again!