Everyone has a little crazy in their family.
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childhood (or parenthood) that makes
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Went to Lambert's Cafe with the family and had a one hour wait to be seated. Once they finally called out our name over the intercom system, my mom jump into the air and clapped her hands with excitement and yelled "that's our name." As I walked by the starving masses I could only hold my head down and walk 10 yards behind the rest of my family.
When I was younger, my sister and my mom had the most awkward game. At totally random times, they would go around pulling each others pants down to the floor and proceed to yell, "PANTSED!" It was truly strange, especially when they developed a point system and it became a serious competition! Unfortunately, even I was dragged into the madness sometimes!
In 4th grade I became very ill and complained of constant gas pain. After trying everything, my mom gave me a can of beer to drink; hoping it would relax me and make me fart. It didn't work. I spent hours in pain and ended up in the emergency room needing my appendix removed. My mom won mother of the year that year.
When my sister and I were younger, we used to play a digital "Life" game with our mom. In the game, you're able to have children if you land on "1" or "2". When it was our mom's turn to hit chance for children, she landed on "0". She sighed with relief and said, "Phew! Glad I dodged that bullet!" We just stared at her.
My husband/father of 4 daughters, decided to play dress up and have a tea party with British accent and all with our girls. Wearing my dress, with his pinkie in the air as he held up his tea cup, he said, "Girls, you will never guess who I saw at the market today." "Who, Daddy?" "Mary Poppins." Our 4 year old held up her teacup, "Oh yeah? I seen Jesus."
My wife was 17, getting ready for her prom in a small town.She was inside her rural home, her crazy dad was cleaning the yard.Her dad liked to raise mules.During the winter one mule disappeared. On this day he found the mule that had frozen to death. Her dad soaked it with gas and it was now on fire in the front yard when her prom date arrived!
My son age 6 threw his ball over the fence towards the front yard. He asked if he could go get it. I said sure and out he went. I was busy doing something and forgot to check the time and the next thing I know my next door neighbor called to tell me that my son was on my van sliding down the front of it like a slide. I am just grateful he did not do something worse.
My mother, sister and niece came to visit me and my family one weekend. While my sister was gone my mother swore she saw a dog come running down the street, turn into a monkey and climb over the fence. My sister would not believe me until the next day while trying to merge onto a busy highway she saw a dead capybara on the side of the road. They drove home the next day.
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