If Moms Wrote the Phrases on Candy Hearts
My 10 year old dumped the goodies from his Valentine's box from school onto the kitchen table - grinning ear to ear. According to his candy stash, his day was pretty good.
One candy that only shows up on Valentine's day could use a revamp though - the chalky tasting, pastel-colored hearts. I looked at the generic sayings and think that they could be updated just a tad. I will give the candy company a little credit because I did find some updated hearts in the stores with emoji's on them this year.
What would a mom put on those hearts? I came up with a few that would work in my house:
- Clean the table
- Use your manners
- Are your armpits smelly?
- Eat a salad
- Take a shower
- Be Nice
- I have eyes in the back of my head
- Do the Dishwasher
- Did you poop today?
- Send me a calendar invite
- Why are you so loud?
- Hang up your coat
- You should play outside
- Is your homework done?
What would you add? Stick your additions in the comments. Who knows...maybe the candy maker will add these for next year.
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I wasn't the only one to think about this. There is an entire Twitter stream going. You can check out that out here: #IfMomWroteCandyHearts Tweets