A boy was taking care of his baby sister while his parents went to town shopping. He decided to go fishing and he had to take her along.
“I’ll never do that again!” he told his mother that evening. “I didn’t catch a thing!”
“Oh, next time I’m sure she’ll be quiet and not scare the fish away,” his mother said.
The boy said, “It wasn’t that. She ate all the bait.”
A counselor was helping his kids put their stuff away on their first morning in Summer Camp.
He was surprised to see one of the youngsters had an umbrella.
The counselor asked, “Why did you bring! an umbrella to camp?”
The kid answered, “Did you ever have a mother?
Seth, a curious 5-year-old, was with his parents during a recent communion service. He watched intently as mom received the elements and bowed her head to pray.
A few seconds later, she stole a peek at her unusually quiet son to see what he was up to. He was by then intently watching his daddy at prayer after taking communion. Mom was delighted that he was observing the solemnity of the occasion. “Good parental example,” she thought.
Her gratification was short-lived as Seth leaned toward her and whispered: “What’s in that stuff? You eat it and go right to sleep.”
A mother was browsing in the ladies’ department one day with her son who was just learning to read. Trying to read all the signs he could, he came upon one in the maternity department. “Look, Mom!” he said excitedly as he pointed at the sign. “They’re even making clothes for eternity now!”
When a girl filled out her first job application form, she listed various babysitting jobs under the heading of “Previous Employment.”
Under the column “Reasons for Leaving,” she told the truth: “The parents came home.”