1. What’s the appropriate duration of a timeout?
  2. Does six hours sound excessive?
  3. Why are they fussing? They have no job, bills, mortgage, laundry, projects, weeding, cleaning, defrosting, refinancing, painting, mending, refinishing, planning, polishing, emptying, loading, folding, fixing, buying, selling, trading, deciding, shining, formulating, planting, plumbing, hanging, or rearranging to do. Right now, their biggest decision is what game to play and what snack will satisfy them. With the possible exception of the Royal Family (and they must deal with that unpleasant ear problem and the miniseries fallout) no one has it better than they do.
  4. Why is there no NWL (National Wiffleball League)?
  5. Why isn’t kindergarten spelled like garden?
  6. How many woodchucks would a woodchuck chuck?
  7. Why did Richard Scarry decide to write children’s books?
  8. I was so tired this morning I popped a prenatal vitamin. Do my breasts look bigger to you?
  9. Why is the dog the only one who understands me?
  10. How come we spend most of babydom trying to get them to burp and the rest of their lives trying to get them to stop.
  11. How do you get to Sesame Street?
  12. Why isn’t Barney extinct?
  13. Am I the only one who is scared of Teletubbies?
  14. Are you sure there are only 150 Pokemon?
  15. Why does Spider-man always forge right ahead when his spider senses are tingling?
  16. What is the Boy Wonder wondering about?
  17. How come I’m the only one who gets sleepy when reading bedtime stories?
  18. What is the maximum length of a minute, as in, “I’ll be there in a minute”?
  19. If there is three of them (kids) and two of you, (parents) do they win?
  20. If there is two of them and two of you, do they win?
  21. If there is one of them…oh never mind.