10 Things I Just Can't Learn

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I'm not a genius. I'm not going to be accepted into Mensa for a crazy high IQ and I didn't score a 1,600 on my SATS. But, I'm also not a complete moron. Or, maybe I am, because there are some idiotic things that I do again and again and again.

1. I make an obscenely huge amount of pasta. Every damn time I try and feed three children spaghetti, I swear I could feed an army. A big one. 

2. I turn the wrong way when leaving a store. I then, of course, have to fiddle with my phone so it doesn't look completely obvious that I have no idea where I'm going.

3. I shut the door when I use the bathroom. What's the point of that? I'll just get barged in on or hollered for. 

4. I use the wrong light switch. We've lived in our house for almost three years, and it still takes me three tries to turn on the hallway light.

5. I still bother cleaning up the playroom. There's no point at all in that. 

6. I interpret silence from my three kids as a good thing rather than the disaster it never ceases to be.

7. I can't recall a single phone number. I swear, at this point in my life, I am incapable of learning nine numbers in the correct order.

8. I think my children will listen to me I ask them to be quiet while I take an important phone call.

9. I put veggies on my children's plate believing that they might actually eat them.

10. I believe that I'm capable of getting a good night's sleep. Ha!

What idiotic things do YOU do?


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paige... paige8608

Nine numbers? A phone number has 7 digits. With an area code it's 10. 

Siste... Sisteract

Oh the light switches- We owned a big home some years ago and the original owner/builder was quite unique. The entry hall had a bank of about 10 switches and none of them corresponded to a nearby geographic location. We lived in that home for 10 years and I never learned which switch activated which light.

nonmember avatar Maryah

LOL! This was really funny! That entire list happens to me on a daily basis! Except the bathroom door one, buy a lock ; )

rache... rachel499

I still need to read the directions for mac & cheese.confused

sukainah sukainah

LOL...mine is thinking I can sleep in on the weekends. Ha!

CPN322 CPN322

I went so far as to put a sticky note above our light switches because one switch would turn a power cord off that the tv and many other electronics are plugged into(NOT good) and I could not for the life of me remember which one. It actually helped a lot, and even though the sticky is still there, I don't have to stop and read it to get the right switch.

MamaB... MamaBear2cubs

I always make too much rice lol

Lenor... Lenore411

I can't read hand clocks.  Everyone has tried teaching me and it is a lost cause.  Not sure why which hand is which just doesn't click...  I'm 26 and grew up with digital.

AnnaV89 AnnaV89

1-234-567-891(0)1(1) < there are eleven for those who are saying ten.... And, she has a right to not be able to remember numbers... Lol she has kids. They're like leeches on memory.

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