10 Signs Your Kids Are Watching Too Much TV This Summer

Ahhhh, summertime. The sun is shining. The birds are singing. And the TV is on WAY too much. At least that’s how it goes in my house. Here are 10 signs your kids are watching too much boob tube this summer:

  1. They ask you if there really are 104 days of summer vacation. (Thanks for the math problem, Phineas and Ferb. I can barely think straight, now you want me to ADD????)
  2. When your kid skins her knee, she tells you to log it in the Big Book of Boo Boos.
  3. You hear your kids muttering “Do-do-do-do-Dora” in their sleep.
  4. When your cat goes missing, your kids yell for you to sound the Octo-Alert.
  5. Your kid introduces himself to people by saying, “I’m Caillou. Caillou. CAIIIIIILOU.”
  6. When you lose your wallet, your kid says you have “kelp for brains.”
  7. You show your kid a picture of the Mona Lisa and he tells you he didn’t know Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles could paint.
  8. Your kid wonders why YOUR dog can’t use the computer. Or talk.
  9. Your kid keeps yelling, “This is an emergency” and throws glitter on you.
  10. Your kid looks like this at the end of the day:

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