If You Give a Mom a Muffin

February 8th, 2008

If You Give a Mom a Muffin

If you give a mom a muffin,
She’ll want a cup of coffee to go with it.
So she’ll pour herself some.
The coffee will get spilled by her three year old.
She’ll wipe it up.

Wiping the floor, she will find some dirty socks.
She’ll remember she has to do some laundry.
When she puts the laundry in the washer,
She’ll trip over some snow boots and bump into the freezer.
Bumping into the freezer will remind her she has to plan supper for tonight.

She will get out a pound of hamburger.
She’ll look for her cookbook. (101 Things To Make With a Pound of
Hamburger.)
The cookbook is sitting under a pile of mail.
She will see the phone bill which is due tomorrow.
She will look for the checkbook.

The checkbook is in her purse that is being dumped out by her two year old.
She’ll smell something funny.
She’ll change the two year old.
While she is changing the two year old the phone will ring. (Of course!)
Her five year old will answer it and hang up.

She remembers that she wants to phone a friend to come over for coffee on
Friday.
Thinking of coffee will remind her that she was going to have a cup.
She will pour herself some.
And chances are,
If she has a cup of coffee,
Her kids will have eaten the muffin that went with it.

Written by Kathy Fictorie

2 Responses to “If You Give a Mom a Muffin”

  1. sharma Says:

    hi, saw your sparks page then came here to see your page…i homeschool my 6 kids (too)… I loved this story- it is my life!!! have kids ages 3,5,9,10,13,15. liked your sparks page too. i am treadmilling, do a little running but not as much as you…love hiking- have about 30#’s to lose…take care- sharma

  2. Shan Says:

    Nice to meet you. Wow! 6 munchkins?! YOU GO, GIRL! Keep up the fantastic job with homeschooling and running. Make sure that you take time out of each day for YOU. Moms need some “me” time every day. Don’t we? 😀

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