A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All
How does a busy mom-on-the-go feed the kids, discipline the pets, and manage the household all at once? Easy. All you need is a handy dandy large glass bowl like this:
What? You don’t see how a simple glass mixing bowl could possibly do all that? Well let me paint a picture for you, friends.
It’s 8:00 AM, and Spider-Man sits down to eat his freshly toasted store-brand waffle. At approximately 8:01, Spider-Man senses the call of the wild and runs to the loo, leaving his vulnerable waffle alone and afraid.
Ike the Terrible is lurking on the outskirts of the kitchen… patiently watching and waiting for this very moment.
Halfway there, and realizing the potential for loss, Spider-Man shouts: “Mom – protect my food! I gotta go potty.”
That’s my cue. I am the official protector of the food. But I’m also terribly busy checking my email. I can’t just idly sit there and keep the dog off the food while Spidey is dropping the Browns at the Super Bowl.
But with a quick flick of the wrist, I can turn this regular glass bowl into something we like to call The Dome of Doggie Dispair.
Added bonus, The Dome is equally effective for dogs and cats.
As always… lazy, but somewhat clever,
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