Taking care of kids all day long really takes it out of you. That’s why, many times after we finally get all of our little ones tucked into their beds, we like to plop down on the couch, flip on the TV and totally veg out.
And one of our absolute favorite shows to watch at times like that is Impractical Jokers.
Thanksgiving is here again! A time for family members everywhere to gather around the table, share a delicious meal together, and reflect on everything they have to be thankful for.
The Doctor and the Dad’s family decided to start gettin’ our thanks on a couple days early this year – and we jotted down some notes about it, too. So without further ado, here is what our family is thankful for this year!
“Why are these animated prepubescent genie children wearing so much makeup?”
But after overhearing enough fragments of the show ourselves – despite our conscious efforts to block them out – we realized that the show communicates at least one unique lesson that might make our kids’ screen time somewhat worthwhile.
Well now we’re back to cover the one big Charlie Brown special we missed!
So without further ado, here’s how our now-five-year-old daughter Sammy and her nearly three-year-old brother Freddy reacted when we showed them “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” for the very first time!
Well technically, you don’t actually die, but a version of you sure does. It’s that version of you that thinks heading out to the bars at 11:30 pm is a good idea. The you that sleeps until noon every single Saturday. And the you that’s never more than a dare away from hopping in the car for a last-second road trip to Vegas.
Do you remember that you? If your answer is “Barely, because I have kids now and that old me is long since dead and buried,” we hear you. But if your answer is “Of course I remember – I just did all that stuff last week,” then you, our childless friend, are exactly who we need to be talking to right now!
You know those online quizzes that ask you a bunch of questions so that they can guess your hometown, your age or what flavor of pie you should be?
Well we decided to make one of our own. Except ours is exactly one question long. Why only one question? Because that’s all it takes to positively, definitely determine whether or not you are a parent.