School agendas and fainting

Lief is a clever nine-year-old who (intentionally or not) seems to be poking fun at the idea of setting weekly goals.

This is what he wrote in his agenda as his goal for the week:

I am happy to report that Lief did, in fact, achieve his goal. He remains upright.


Thanks to Lief’s hilarious mom, Lorraine of  Worn Ragged: Mommies on the Edge, for sharing this with us.


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About Leanne Shirtliffe (Ironic Mom)

Leanne Shirtliffe (a.k.a. Ironic Mom) is a humor writer who lives by the motto, "If you can't laugh at yourself, laugh at your kids." She is the author of DON'T LICK THE MINIVAN: Things I Never Thought I'd Say To My Kids, the picture book THE CHANGE YOUR NAME STORE (May 2014), and MOMMYFESTO: We Solemnly Swear...Because We Have Kids (Nov 2014).

Posted on October 2, 2012, in School Assignments. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. If one of my students exhibited such subtle understanding, not to mention mastery of the colon and the convention of underlining, I might have a cardiac event. Go Lief.

  2. I like your posts! how do you get so many followers. I just started and I need more :P

  3. LOL! This is so funny to me. *still cracking up*

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