10 Things I Just Can't Learn

Healthy Living 19

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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Miche... MichelleK41

Haha I tell our kiddos do not make any plans with their friends all weekend. ;)

4kidz916 4kidz916

I am always using the wrong light switch.  Glad I'm not the only one. 

truth... truthrowan

I believe the laundry is ACTUALLY done, when really, it's just waiting for the next spill or for everyone to get a bath to fill up my washing machine. 

kellynh kellynh

Finding your car when leaving Walmart... A challenge. You were too busy getting the kids out to pay attention to where you parked. ;)

godde... goddess99

I've lived in my home 20 years and still turn on 2 switches before getting the kitchen one to turn on. Remembering where I parked at the mall.

Madel... Madelaine

Very true!

nonmember avatar Anna

Thinkin my husband will remember dirty clothes go two feet over IN the laundry basket. Im still waitin for the day it becomes visible to him! ;0) .... I always park in the same isle everytime I go to walmart... That way I never forget where my truck is! Lol.

nonmember avatar Anna

And by isle... I mean row. ;o)

jenni... jennifert39

Who are you calling that you need 9 numbers?? Lol. Phone numbers are 10 digits. No wonder you can't call people.

GwenMB GwenMB

With my kids, extended periods of laughter need to be checked on. lol  When they are having that much fun, it often means they are making a huge mess or doing something that I'm going to find rather annoying.  Oddly, for now at least, quiet is usually ok.

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