Should Kids witness childbirth ? A True Story .. ..

It was late at night and Heidi, who was expecting her second child, was home alone with her 3-year old daughter Katelyn. When Heidi started going into labor, she called “911”.

Due to a power outage at the time, only one paramedic responded to the call. The house was very, very dark, so the paramedic asked Katelyn to hold a flashlight high over her mommy so he could see while he helped deliver the baby.
Very diligently, Katelyn did as she was asked.

Heidi pushed and pushed, and after a little while Connor was born. The paramedic lifted him by his little feet and spanked him on his bottom. Connor began to cry. The paramedic then thanked Katelyn for her help and asked the wide-eyed 3-year old what she thought about what she had just witnessed.

Katelyn quickly responded, “He shouldn’t have crawled in there in the first place. Smack him again!”

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Truths about parenting .. ..

TRUTHS ABOUT PARENTING

– A baby usually wakes up in the wee-wee hours of the morning.

– A child will not spill on a dirty floor.

– A young child is a noise with dirt on it.

– A youth becomes a man when the marks he wants to leave on the world have nothing to do with tires.

– An unbreakable toy is useful for breaking other toys.

– Avenge yourself; live long enough to be a problem to your children.

– Be nice to your kids, for it is they who will choose your nursing
home.

– Celibacy is not hereditary.

– Familiarity breeds children.

– For adult education, nothing beats children.

– God invented mothers because he couldn’t be everywhere at once.

– God invented guilt so mothers could be everywhere at once.

– Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your
brain.

– Having children will turn you into your parents.

– If a child looks like his father, that’s heredity; if he looks like a neighbor, that’s environment.

– If you have trouble getting your children’s attention, just sit
down and look comfortable.

– Ill-bred children always display their pest manners.

– Insanity is inherited; you get it from your kids.

– It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate
his father.

– It rarely occurs to teenagers that the day will come when they’ll
know as little as their parents.

– Money isn’t everything, but it sure keeps the kids in touch.

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.

– One child is often not enough, but two children can be far too
many.

– You can learn many things from children… like how much patience you have.

– Summer vacation is a time when parents realize that teachers are grossly underpaid.

– The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob
also turns to the left.

– There are three ways to get things done:
1) do it yourself
2) hire someone to do it
3) forbid your kids to do it

– There would be fewer problems with children if they had to chop wood to keep the television set going.

– Those who say they “sleep like a baby” haven’t got one.

– The best thing to spend on your children is time.