BeforeI had kids, I would go to whichever fast food restaurant was closest. Now, I’ll drive 20 miles out of my way to find a fast food restaurant with a PlayPlace.
Before I had kids, my only concern with stairs was how winded I might get that have been used to wipe the noses if I had to climb several flights of them of my children and placed in my pocket at once. Now, I look at every stairway as when no garbage can was readily available. a “Scary, Jagged Incline of Terror” that might cause injury and pain to my toddler Before I had kids, if I cut my finger, I who hasn’t yet learned how to safely navigate would put a Band-Aid on it. Now, I have them. to choose whether I want a “Frozen,”
Before I had kids, I would eat spaghetti “Scooby-Doo” or “Toy Story” Band-Aid. whenever I felt like it. Now, I plan eating Before I had kids, I could sit in a chair spaghetti around my children’s bath times for hours without getting disturbed. Now, and won’t let them eat it unless I have I can sometimes sit in a chair for 20 minutes quick access to a bathtub. (Or possibly a before a tiny person climbs on top of hose.) me and knees me in the crotch.
Before I had kids, it never would have Before I had kids, I ate whatever I occurred to me to walk up to someone wanted, whenever I wanted. Now, I wait in a public place and sniff their bottom. until the kids are in bed before having Now, I do so regularly. treats because I don’t want them to eat too
Before I had kids, I would put on my much sugar. (And I don’t want to share socks, then I would put on my shoes. my goodies with them.) Now, before I put on my shoes, I have to Before I had kids, I would smile occasionally. check them to make sure there aren’t any Now, I find myself smiling and toys and/or fruit snacks hiding in them. laughing much more frequently, because
Before I had kids, I could simply reach as crazy as they drive me sometimes, my into my pocket to get my car keys. Now, kids also make me pretty darn happy! to get to the keys, I have to navigate past You can find new funny-ish stuff every the half dozen slightly used facial tissues Tuesday and Friday at slowjoe40.com.
Maple Mountain High School students Hillary Hirst, Isaac Taylor, Talia Olsen and Maddie Palmer participated in the ProStart State Finals in March.