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A Baby Story: Grandma Gets Brutally Honest

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When 7-year-old Nicolas was born, it was really awesome.

New world? Discovery? Peeing?

Really cool.

Your grandmother comparing your swaddled, tiny newborn self to E.T.?

Not quite as cool.

Thanks to Tina, the alien’s mom, for sharing with SKW.

Really cool.

Dear Santa: If You Could Bring an ATM That Doesn’t Charge a Usage Fee, That’d Be Awesome!

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As Cousin Eddie would say, an ATM machine truly is the gift that keeps on giving the whole year, and we’re all wondering what exactly is included in a bag of pranks, right?

Thanks to Jessica for sharing her 7-year-old son’s Christmas list with Stuff Kids Write. May all her Christmas wishes come true.

Like figuring out a way to get that helicopter to fit under the tree.

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Please share some funny stuff kids wrote with the readers of SKW!

Santa letters, Christmas lists, thank-yous, school work: all make terrific stocking stuffers in the form of an image submitted to either mcfadden.chase@gmail.com or leanneshirtliffe@gmail.com.

‘Tis the season of giving, people…

Enjoy the Milk and Arsenic-laced Cookies, Santa!

It’s very common for young children to confuse their “b”s and “d”s when writing.

Happens all the time.

Katina’s 6-year-old daughter had just such a mix-up when composing her letter to Santa this year.

Innocent mistake.

Still, might not be a bad idea for the Jolly Ol’ Elf to make sure he brings everything on her list.

After all, roofs can get awfully “slippery” on Christmas Eve.

It’d be terrible if there was an accident.

Watch your step, Mr. Claus…

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Thanks to Katina for sharing this Santa letter with SKW’s readers!

Won’t you please share, as well?

Submit your snapped pic of a child’s writing to mcfadden.chase@gmail.com or leanneshirtliffe@gmail.com.

After all, ’tis the season of giving, and laughter is really easy to gift-wrap.

Caramel Popcorn With What?

Autumn is the season of Thanksgiving.

Do you know what your children are thankful for?

You might be surprised.

Eight boxes. That’s a lot of . . . toppings.

If you see a funny example of stuff a kid wrote, snap a pic with your smartphone and share it with the followers of SKW! Please email to either leanneshirtliffe@gmail.com or mcfadden.chase@gmail.com.

No Wonder Those Bugs Look So Happy

Jan is a kindergarten teacher. She sees lots of great stuff kids write.

But Jan’s own 5-year-old son brought this one home from school. In her words:

“Glad to see phonics is working. I’m a proud mom.”

You should be, Jan.

In this case, Ii is for Impressive.

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If you see an impressive example of stuff a kid wrote, snap a pic with your smartphone and share it with the followers of SKW! Please email to either leanneshirtliffe@gmail.com or mcfadden.chase@gmail.com.

Thanks, and happy Isexing to all!

Chase and Leanne

P.S. – I Definitely Know I Don’t Like Mom’s Meatloaf

Sometimes kids write in strange places.

Thanks to SKW reader Tina for submitting this awesome piece. She explains:

I found this note while moving. I’ve had that table for about 8 years and never knew it was there!

The unanswered question: Who wrote this?

Based on the sentiment expressed, we can at least narrow it down to only those kids who’ve ever had parents.

Telling on Daddy

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Send us the funny things your kids (or other people’s kids) write! Email a jpeg image to mcfadden.chase@gmail.com or leanneshirtliffe@gmail.com. Pieces can be posted with credit or anonymously, and if you have a personal blog/site you’d like us to link to, we will.

Thank Goodness She Doesn’t Have Mrs. Fluck for First Grade

Shelly’s daughter loves her first grade teacher, so she drew a picture and shared it with her.

Her teacher shared the picture with Shelly.

Shelly shared it with Stuff Kids Write.

Thanks, Shelly.

Thanks, Shelly’s daughter.

Thanks, Shelly’s daughter’s teacher, Mrs. Schmidt.

Sharing truly is the sh*t.

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If you’d also like to be the sh*t, share with us! Email your image to mcfadden.chase@gmail.com or leanneshirtliffe@gmail.com. Pieces can be posted with credit or anonymously, and if you have a personal blog/site you’d like us to link to, we will!

(PS – If you happen to be reading this and your name actually is Mrs. Fluck and you’re a first grade teacher, PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! send us just a handful of  what must be the thousands of student papers you’ve collected over the years with your name misspelled. Thanks!)

My Little Pony: The Daddy Collection

How Does One Help With Those?

 

A new school year provides lots of opportunities to spot awesome stuff that kids write!

If you find something humorous hanging on the wall when visiting your children’s schools, snap a pic with your phone and pass it along to us.

And please tell friends and teachers about Stuff Kids Write!

Submissions can be sent to either leanneshirtliffe@gmail.com or mcfadden.chase@gmail.com.

Thanks!