May 302012
 

I’m a cheap date.  It doesn’t take much.  If you can make me snort-out-loud, I’m basically sold and in love.  So when one of my all-time favorite bloggers Delilah from Confessions of a Semi-Domesticated Mama* referred me to the My Life and Kids Community, I felt like a I tripped on a gold mine.  These people were funny!  Moreover, they were real!  I felt like I just walked into a room, could be myself and just breathe–and smile, a lot!  Then it got even better: I discovered this community had an awesome weekly feature Finding the Funny (this is also found at Kelley’s Break Room).  Basically, a whole bunch of bloggers link up posts each week that make them laugh.  Then everyone gets to read each other’s posts and laugh even more.  So, basically it’s a lot of fun, and, since I like to laugh, it really works for me.

Today I totally scored and get to be the lucky one to pick what I think are the five best from the past week.  Obviously, not an easy job, but overall, gave me a sense of self-importance and something to fuss over beyond changing a lot of poopy diapers, so it was really cool, and I’m so grateful for the opportunity.  Here are my picks for the five best of last week:

1. Stranger Danger from According to Mags
2. Fifty Shades of WTF Did I Just Read from The Fordeville Diaries
3. #$%! from Motherhood on the Rocks
4. You’re Full of Crap: Congratulations Grads! from Pish Posh
5. Don’t Forget to Manscape from Your Doctor’s Wife

*further shout-out to the rockin’ Delilah here: she is the one I credit with re-introducing me to the fantastic vocab-word-blast-from-my-past “snort”.  I had forgotten the importance of frequent usage of this word, but thanks to her I’ve now circulated it back into my regular vernacular ;)

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Meredith blogs at The Mom of the Year, dedicatedly earning her title one epic parenting fail at a time. When her kids aren't busy pummeling each other with Legos or requiring their 16th sippy cup refill of the day, she tries to offer quick, relatable laughs for fellow parents of the world and all their empathizers. She remains entirely terrified by crafts, promises to never share any useful household tips, and is fully committed to a less serious look at the world of parenting.

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  11 Responses to “Finding the Funny”

  1.  

    Thanks for including me in your picks!

  2.  

    Kim–VERY easy pick to make! I think I might have to print out that post and frame or something b/c it would just be easier than repetitive “No, actually, Fifty Shades is NOT the same thing as Jane Austen”… ;)

  3.  

    Thanks for the shout out girl! *snort*

  4.  

    These posts were hilarious! Thanks for sharing!

  5.  

    Sounds awesome! Excited to read these!

  6.  

    Hey! Thanks for including me! Wow. I feel so honored! :)

  7.  

    Those were SO funny! All the ones I read were quite hilarious :) Loving this particular link up.

  8.  

    Thank you , thank you, THANK YOU!!! :)
    MUAH!!!

  9.  

    What a great idea! Can't wait to read these posts. I need a laugh.

  10.  

    Awesome posts, Motherhood on the Rocks and Your Doctor's Wife! Thank you guys for sharing them with us! Snorting back at you, Delilah ;) And love sharing a laugh with everyone!

  11.  

    Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon http://www.themomoftheyear.net and wanted to say that I have truly enjoyed browsing your blog posts. After all I'll be subscribing to your rss feed and I hope you write again soon!

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