Monday, March 31, 2008

Anyone else ever get these questions?

Don’t you know what causes that?
Are all those kids yours?
Isn’t that irresponsible?
Don’t you care about the environment?

Depending on my mood and who asks the above questions, the person may get a nice answer, a smart aleck answer, a stupid look or a size 9 running shoe in their nether-regions.

Yes, but the other 11 are at home.
Yes, I can’t seem to lose them. Can you run interference for me?
No, I just thought it would be fun to bring some of the neighbors kids with me to the grocery store.
Yes, we have a TV, haven’t you ever heard of commercial breaks?
No this isn’t a group home or daycare.
I hate the cold bring on the global warming.
My wife thinks I’m a hottie and can’t keep her hands off me.
Yes and they are the only reason you will be getting a social security check and not having to eat dog food.
You’ve obviously mistaken me for someone who gives a $#@%
I’ve never been accused of being responsible
Yes I know what causes it…and I like it.

And to the people who say: “How nice to see a large family these days and they are so well behaved”.
After making sure they are really talking to me...Thank you and God Bless

btw - we have been getting these questions since we had our third.


the donk said...

bro, when in the heck did you think that what was on your mind would be of any interest to the rest of us.... ;)

mad love...

dont you care about the environment rob???? BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

momto5minnies said...

I was going to say that I am often asked if all 5 of my girls are mine, but goodness you have twelve!

Your responses are a hoot! I'll have to relay this to my husband who often cracks jokes about our 72 children.

the Mom said...

In response to the are you done question, I always say, "Well, we're still marries, he's still hot, and by the grace of God we're still Catholic."

Kathryn said...

(I have 9) When asked "Don't you know what causes that" I shoot back "YES! That is why we have sooo many"...leaves them red everytime!!!

*found your blog through June Cleaver, love it!


Looking forward to getting the chance to use this one (in response to that pathetic "Don't you have TV?" question):

If you think TV is better than sex, you're doing it wrong.

Simcha (mother of 7 strangers who follow me to the supermarket)

Tina said...

Best one I heard from a dad of 10, in response to the question, "Are all those yours?" (And no, I wasn't the one asking it. I'm not that rude...usually):
"That's what my wife tells me."