Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Top 10 Signs You Know Your Family Is Stressed

10. Conversations often begin with "Put the gun down, and then we can talk".

9. The school principal has your number on speed-dial.

8. The cat is on Valium.

7. People have trouble understanding your kids, because they learned to speak through clenched teeth.

6. You are trying to get your four-year-old to switch to decaffeinated.

5. The number of jobs held down by family members exceeds the number of people in the family.

4. No one has time to wait for microwave TV dinners.

3. "Family meetings" are often mediated by law enforcement officials.

2. You have to check your kid's day-timer to see if he can take out the trash.

1. Maxwell House gives you industrial rates.


Rebecca said...

Makes me think of this line, "The pharmacy accidentally switched my birth control pills for Valium. Now I have eleven kids, but I don't give a damn."

Sherry said...

That's hilarious, Rebecca. The pressures of living in this day and age are debilitating. I wonder what percentage of families ate a meal together today. Probably not too many.