Wannabe Sitcom Mom

Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at 11:57 AM
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  • I look forward to following you on our way to become your dream. :)

    A sippy cup? really?

    -- Posted by natejames on Fri, Jul 13, 2007, at 4:22 PM
  • I had the lego reaction once, and turned around to see my mom, I was under 10 at the time.

    -- Posted by amystrauch on Fri, Jul 13, 2007, at 6:27 PM
  • I felt some serious empathy pain shooting up m'leg when you got to the

    "step on a lego..." part.

    That was way funny!

    Oh, my golly, lol!

    -- Posted by doreenparsons on Mon, Jul 16, 2007, at 3:26 PM
  • A sippy cup...really. I'm sorry to hear others have stepped on legos. The only toys worse than that on a bare foot are army guys.

    -- Posted by saveryhinze on Mon, Jul 16, 2007, at 8:02 PM
  • Lori,

    I thoroughly enjoyed both your Sitcom Mom stories. You have a good, tight writing style, a good dose of self-deprecating humor(needed by ALL moms to survive), and your BA in English is well referenced - RE: your "Like Water for Apple Juice" - isn't there a book "Like Chocolate for Water"??? It was especially interesting to me when our son was very young, he drank nothing but apple juice - always called out for "Appy". (My husband would hold a glass of it aloft and muse that it must go through the body virtually unchanged.)

    Your listing of "you might be a Sitcom

    Mom if.." plays on Jeff Foxworthy's "You might be a Redneck if..."

    You're sounding a little like the old Erma Bombeck columns, if that's what you might be intending, only a little more literary. You're taking advantage of an endless supply of material cleverly, even in a small town, and even if "you know everyone early in the morning!"

    Keep up the choice writing!

    Nancy Savery, Lincoln

    -- Posted by nsavery on Fri, Jul 20, 2007, at 9:39 AM
  • Well, hi, Aunt Nancy! Thanks for the comments. What a nice surprise! Hopefully, I can make all my poetic/literary/editorial relatives proud.

    -- Posted by saveryhinze on Fri, Jul 20, 2007, at 11:47 AM
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