Kayla Eby, with a little help from her friends who are pretty good with photoshop, managed to pull of the prank of the year on her husband.
Mom of three Zoë Lowdon was doing some quick shopping in a Waitrose store in the UK when she spotted some good deals on champagne and whisky and decided to snap a pic to show her husband.
I’ve done it. Hell I do it all the time. It may be my “mom brain” that causes me to forget things. Could be my age. Could simply be that I’m forgetful. I take pictures of things ALL THE TIME. If I see something I like, my kids would like or an idea for a project that I want to work on later I snap a quick pic. I’m so deep into my “pics for later” habit that I’ve gotten my kids to do it. If I don’t have my phone I get on of the kids to snap a pic and message it to me. I’d like to say I was surprised when I read Zoe’s Facebook post but I wasn’t. Years ago I was in a Nine West store around Christmas time. I saw an adorable pair of heels I wanted and thought to take a picture of them to send to my hunny for a “gift idea”. No sooner had I taken the photo a sales associate rushed over to me and asked what I was doing. I didn’t think anything of it and simply said, “I love these shoes. Gotta get a picture of them”. “You can’t do that!” Ummm excuse me? She proceeded to tell me Nine West designs were “proprietary” and I was not allowed to take photos. Obviously I called bullsh*t. “So let me get this straight, as long as they are on your shelf I cannot take a picture? What if I buy them then take the picture? Is that allowed?”. Left her with a *I have no idea how to respond to that* look on her face and never went back.
Luckily Zoe has the power of Facebook to get her point across.
Parenting is one of the most important jobs that we will ever do. Ten simple common sense guidelines will help you raise confident kids and resilient teenagers.
10 Commandments for Parenting
Here are the wisest commandments ever commended to parents:
1.Thou shalt be consistent. Do as you say you will. Children know where they stand when you are consistent, follow through and mean what you say.
Best-selling author Squire Rushnell reveals a story in his book series known as GOD Winks with American talk show Today. He shares the remarkable story about how a sequence of “God winks” brought two different women, on two very separate paths, together to fulfill the needs, purpose and empty spaces in one another’s lives.
Tricia Seaman, an oncology nurse in Pennsylvania, was informed by her doctor that she and her husband Dan were not able to conceive a fifth child. Together, they decided to adopt and went through the grueling application process. Trish and her family were hoping to adopt a son. Months went by and they still had not heard from the adoption agency.