Jeff Brashear’s mother was a stay-at-home mom for 15 years while her husband served in the Army, and during that time, she taught herself how to bake incredible, delicious confections.
While every parent dreams of having children with perfect meal time manners who eat whatever is put in front of them, every parent also has that dream tempered a bit by reality.
So while playing with their food is normally discouraged, sometimes you have to make an exception when the little picky palates demand a bit of creativity.
In other words, here are 45 fun and easy ways to make food fun, and of course, delicious.
Use your noodle and combine both the spaghetti and (giant) meatballs for these fun faces.
There’s no question that you need a lot of things when you have a new baby — most of which you won’t even know you need until you really need them. But we’re talking about the basics here, not a contraption that tweets out prenatal kicks or a placenta teddy bear.
All I’m saying is that somehow generations of parents have done this tough job without an alarm that beeps when the baby takes a dump. How did they ever survive?
The Baby Mop reminds you that it’s never too early to start making them earn their keep.
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Today’s parents have a plethora of resources available to them, from scented diaper genies, to spill-proof sippy cups, and parenting forums, where everyone else is wondering about that weird thing their kid is doing. But our parents sure as heck didn’t.
Parenting was very different 30 years ago. And when Mommy Shorts asked readers to share throwback photos from their childhood, it became pretty clear that the parents of yesteryear would be visited by the Child Protective Services of this year for all the insane stuff they did.
Then again, I guess we turned out okay, right? Hmm…
They let us “smoke” cigarettes…
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If you’re up for a challenge, see if you can find the tots who have hidden in these photos. It’s basically impossible. They’re just too good…
That’s one way to get out of doing your chores.
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The Guys Who Lip Sync Their Mom and Aunt Are Back…With Appearances by Mick Jagger and Keith Richardson
No, that’s not a misspelled name in the title…You just have to watch because this is too great.
Mitch and Nik are back with a new episode of Sisters, where they record Nik’s mom and aunt’s conversations, and then act them out. It’s downright hilarious.
No one likes having to check their bags at the airport. If they don’t end up lost, they often end up getting damaged. If you’ve ever wondered why your luggage keeps getting beaten up, this video might give you a pretty good clue.
Hint: It’s not the baggage handlers. Yikes…
Chances are good that you remember the classic scenes in Full Metal Jacket where the Marines are running and singing along to the funny cadences that R. Lee Ermey shouts at them.
Well, here’s a new look at a military cadence that has an interesting subject…
Well, that’s certainly one way to get a loose tooth out…
Baby gender reveals are a big deal nowadays. Couples have entire parties just to announce whether they’re having a boy or a girl.
This couple, however, not only kept their baby’s gender a secret, but it turns out they were hiding an even bigger surprise…
Freedom of speech and political protest are some of the greatest traditions in the United States, but sometimes they can get a little serious.
What better way to lighten the mood than these clever, funny, and just plain weird signs?
Down with them!
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