I was reading some funny posts and it made me think of some funny stories from my own family.

First of all, I have 2 older brothers. Jason is 35 and Josh is 31.

When Jason's first child, Jm, was born- the first thing Josh, then 19 asked when he held JM for the first time was "When will he open his eyes?" and of course my sister-in-law replied "When he wakes up!"- Apparently Josh thought babies were like puppies.

When my son, Cam, was 4 months old, Josh (31) asked. "So, does he talk yet?"

When Cam was born, his father exclaimed in horror "OMG Jess! Our son is deformed.. His head looks like a cone!"- I told him, "try being squeezed into a canal the size of a lemon and see what your head looks like when you come out!"

Jason and his now ex-wife Jill moved from Florida to Louisiana when JM was just under a year old. It was a long drive, so they stopped at a hotel overnight. They were there for only 15 minutes when Jason heard a scream from the bathroom. It was his wife screaming that they couldn't stay there.. when Jason asked her why, Jill exclaimed "This bathroom is disgusting- there's pee in the toilet, womens toe nails in the bathtub and a dirty towel on the floor." My brother replied sheepishly, "That's my pee, I didn't want to flush the toilet because the baby's sleeping- my toenails in the bathtub- and my dirty towel on the floor, because I couldn't clip my toe nails without washing my feet first!"

All true! Men are endlessly clueless and funny!

Feel Free to add your own story, I'd love to hear!

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AngelaDD
Feb. 4, 2007 at 7:48 PM my youngest sons dad asked the question about when do babies open their eyes, his mom and I told him 6 weeks.... then I told my mom about it and we were all laughing, and my stepdad comes in and asked what we were talking about and we said "well jim wanted to know when babies open their eyes" and my dad thought it was a coupla days before they opened them... hahaha silly men!!!

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JCam8506
Feb. 4, 2007 at 10:41 PM lol. I remember when Cam was born he opened one eye and winked at me.

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bodandi
Feb. 5, 2007 at 1:43 PM I have 2 stories like that!

The first, right after my son was born I had to go into work to take in my medical papers showing that I had my baby (yes, military is strange on some things..) but anyway, one of the many men I work with came running up to me and asked DID HE OPEN HIS EYES YET?! I just looked at him like are you stupid..I figured he should know the answer to this because his wife had just given birth to their first daughter 2 months earlier.


The second, everytime I talk to my brother, which isnt often, he asks me if my son is potty trained yet. Mind you, my son is only 13 months old. But my brother is determined to let my son go to work with him so he can show him off to all the guys and teach him to to drive a bulldozer (thats the last thing I need..a toddler driving a bulldozer) but he refuses to change a diaper.


men arent the smartest species afterall..so why are they considered the dominant species?

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diego...
Feb. 10, 2007 at 9:54 PM

Funny, here's my story:

My 19 year old brother had to baby sit for me. My son was 5 months old at the time. So he calls me to ask me if the Elmo on the diaper went on the front so I said "yes". Well, I get home & it's time to change Diego's diaper & guess what it was on backwards!!! There's a big elmo in the front & a smaller on the back (pampers)... Funny I even took a picture...

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