Said Yes, But Should Have Said No: Have You Been There, Mom? Watch This Funny Video! by Donna John

6 years ago

Have a hard time saying no, Mom? Relax, you're not the only one. Can you relate to these times you should have said no, but didn't?

  • When your kid offers to "borrow" your phone for a second. You're not getting it back. (Learn about the Wait Until 8th Pledge!)
  • Every Groupon you've ever bought. Scuba diving, anyone? Anyone?
  • "Hey, we need a volunteer to..."
  • Having people over for dinner. Always more work than you can imagine. Stick with your never-fail recipe, like the "pink chicken" turned "weird chicken" mentioned in the video. (Lots of salmon recipes below!)
  • Going to a theme park for the day. With small kids, it's never easy. Admit it.
  • "Hey, babe, can I tell you about [insert TV show] last night?" "Hey, babe, can I tell you about [insert sport's team name]?" OK, you've gotta say yes, just make sure they listen to your stories in return.
  • Bangs. Though some can rock a bang.
  • Belly button piercings. Nope.
  • Being a bridesmaid. Cha-ching! How many dresses are in your closet or have been donated to Goodwill?
  • Wine. Just joking. Seeing if you were paying attention. 

Now, let's practice saying no, moms. No, no, no, no, no! We've got this. 

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Elisa Schmitz
Bahahaha! Love this, Donna John - so true and relate-able!
Meredith Schneider
Oh Donna John I just choked on my coffee! That was hysterical! I found myself relating to many of those examples. Good laugh! Just say NO! LOL!
Ann Marie Patitucci
I love these moms! Thanks for sharing this, Donna John !
Kim Kusiciel
Oh, my goodness. I LOVE these moms. Thanks for sharing!
Tiffany Zook
Yes to PINK CHICKEN!! Thanks for the great laugh today.
Donna John
These ladies are hilarious! Tiffany Zook
Donna John
I saw these ladies a couple weeks ago, then actually met them after their show. They are so funny! If they come to your city, I definitely recommend you go see them.

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