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Received this today and wanted to share. What a hoot!!

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The Middle Wife By an Anonymous 2nd grade teacher.

 

I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself,

but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second-grade

classroom a few years back.

 

When I was a kid, I loved show-and-tell. So I always have a few sessions

with my students. It helps them get over shyness and usually,

show-and-tell is pretty tame. Kids bring in pet turtles, model airplanes,

pictures of fish they catch, stuff like that. And I never, ever place any boundaries

or limitations on them. If they want to lug it to school and talk about it,

they're welcome.

 

Well, one day this little girl, Erica, a very bright, very outgoing kid,

takes her turn and waddles up to the front of the class with a pillow

stuffed under her sweater. She holds up a snapshot of an infant. "This

is Luke, my baby brother, and I'm going to tell you about his birthday.

 

First, Mom and Dad made him as a symbol of their love, and then Dad put

a seed in my Mom's stomach, and Luke grew in there. He ate for nine months

through an umbrella cord."

 

She's standing there with her hands on the pillow, and I'm trying not to

laugh and wishing I had my camcorder with me. The kids are watching her

in amazement.

 

"Then, about two Saturdays ago, my Mom starts saying and going,' Oh, oh, oh!'

Erica puts a hand behind her back and groans. "She walked around the

house for, like an hour, 'Oh, oh, oh!

 

Now the kid's doing this hysterical duck walk, holding her back and

groaning. "My Dad called the middle wife. She delivers babies, but she

doesn't have a sign on the car like the Domino's man."

 

"They got my Mom to lie down in bed like this." Then Erica lies down

with her back against the wall.

 

"And then, pop! My Mom had this bag of water she kept in there in case

he got thirsty, and it just blew up and spilled all over the bed, like

psshhheew!" This kid has her legs spread and with her little hands are

miming water flowing away. It was too much!

 

"Then the middle wife starts saying 'push, push, and breathe, breathe"

"They started counting, but never even got past ten." "Then, all of a

sudden, out comes my brother. He was covered in yucky stuff, they all

said was from Mom's play-center, so there must be a lot of stuff inside

there."

 

Then Erica stood up, took a big theatrical bow and returned to her seat.

 

I'm sure I applauded the loudest. Ever since then, if it's show-and-tell

day, I bring my camcorder, just in case another Erica comes along.

Life is meant to be lived . . enjoy! Laughing helps. It's like jogging on the inside

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Guest 2001cat

Received this today and wanted to share. What a hoot!!

Mary Anne wave.gif

 

The Middle Wife By an Anonymous 2nd grade teacher.

 

I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself,

but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second-grade

classroom a few years back.

 

When I was a kid, I loved show-and-tell. So I always have a few sessions

with my students. It helps them get over shyness and usually,

show-and-tell is pretty tame. Kids bring in pet turtles, model airplanes,

pictures of fish they catch, stuff like that. And I never, ever place any boundaries

or limitations on them. If they want to lug it to school and talk about it,

they're welcome.

 

Well, one day this little girl, Erica, a very bright, very outgoing kid,

takes her turn and waddles up to the front of the class with a pillow

stuffed under her sweater. She holds up a snapshot of an infant. "This

is Luke, my baby brother, and I'm going to tell you about his birthday.

 

First, Mom and Dad made him as a symbol of their love, and then Dad put

a seed in my Mom's stomach, and Luke grew in there. He ate for nine months

through an umbrella cord."

 

She's standing there with her hands on the pillow, and I'm trying not to

laugh and wishing I had my camcorder with me. The kids are watching her

in amazement.

 

"Then, about two Saturdays ago, my Mom starts saying and going,' Oh, oh, oh!'

Erica puts a hand behind her back and groans. "She walked around the

house for, like an hour, 'Oh, oh, oh!

 

Now the kid's doing this hysterical duck walk, holding her back and

groaning. "My Dad called the middle wife. She delivers babies, but she

doesn't have a sign on the car like the Domino's man."

 

"They got my Mom to lie down in bed like this." Then Erica lies down

with her back against the wall.

 

"And then, pop! My Mom had this bag of water she kept in there in case

he got thirsty, and it just blew up and spilled all over the bed, like

psshhheew!" This kid has her legs spread and with her little hands are

miming water flowing away. It was too much!

 

"Then the middle wife starts saying 'push, push, and breathe, breathe"

"They started counting, but never even got past ten." "Then, all of a

sudden, out comes my brother. He was covered in yucky stuff, they all

said was from Mom's play-center, so there must be a lot of stuff inside

there."

 

Then Erica stood up, took a big theatrical bow and returned to her seat.

 

I'm sure I applauded the loudest. Ever since then, if it's show-and-tell

day, I bring my camcorder, just in case another Erica comes along.

Life is meant to be lived . . enjoy! Laughing helps. It's like jogging on the inside

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This is too much - I sent it to all my friends lol.

 

You can just see some kid in this day and age when they "think they know everything" doing this too. tongue.gif :D

 

Ashlee


Be the change that you want to be.

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This is too much - I sent it to all my friends lol.

 

You can just see some kid in this day and age when they "think they know everything" doing this too. tongue.gif :D

 

Ashlee


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I work with Pre-K and K. They really know how to teach us what's important in life. wave.gif


Grainne

 

3/16/02- Made WW Lifetime

4'11"...SW 176lbs CW 154 lbs WGW 115

Rejoining weight 11/17 154 lbs

 

 

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I work with Pre-K and K. They really know how to teach us what's important in life. wave.gif


Grainne

 

3/16/02- Made WW Lifetime

4'11"...SW 176lbs CW 154 lbs WGW 115

Rejoining weight 11/17 154 lbs

 

 

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I love it!


Donna

SW 310

GOAL 12/4/07

Proud to a Vegan WW.

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan

"Well, it seems to be working for me." Dr Michael Culmer

"Nuts are in hard shells for reasons." Dr John McDougall

"The salad IS the main course." Dr Joel Fuhrman

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I love it!


Donna

SW 310

GOAL 12/4/07

Proud to a Vegan WW.

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan

"Well, it seems to be working for me." Dr Michael Culmer

"Nuts are in hard shells for reasons." Dr John McDougall

"The salad IS the main course." Dr Joel Fuhrman

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OMG, that is just too funny. I sent it to a bunch of my friends too.

 

Ann


Ann

SW: 158.6 Dec 2010

G.W. 137

 

C.W. 125, Dec. 7, 2018

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OMG, that is just too funny. I sent it to a bunch of my friends too.

 

Ann


Ann

SW: 158.6 Dec 2010

G.W. 137

 

C.W. 125, Dec. 7, 2018

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This is too much!! I'm sending it to some friends. Bet


I am in shape..., round is a shape!

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This is too much!! I'm sending it to some friends. Bet


I am in shape..., round is a shape!

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I have a kindergartener, and a almost kindergartener, boys! This is too cute...thanks for sharing!


I make a choice to choose the JOY of the LORD today...and tomorrow...and to make each day count for HIM.

 

start weight 174

current weight 161

recommittment loss 3 pounds

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I have a kindergartener, and a almost kindergartener, boys! This is too cute...thanks for sharing!


I make a choice to choose the JOY of the LORD today...and tomorrow...and to make each day count for HIM.

 

start weight 174

current weight 161

recommittment loss 3 pounds

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That was extremely cute! Thanks so much for sharing!


~Lisa

HW 209

SW 199

CW 178.0

GW 153.0

*********

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

~Buddha

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That was extremely cute! Thanks so much for sharing!


~Lisa

HW 209

SW 199

CW 178.0

GW 153.0

*********

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

~Buddha

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