Can we just chat about school forms for a sec? Hmm? Let's just ask a simple question: What's the deal? I mean, really. I need to know. Actually, I think moms everywhere need to know.
Why so many? Form after form. Endless writing. We live in an age where you can deposit a check by taking a picture on your phone. So, for the love of mercy, can't we simply this process? Maybe we could start a petition.
Should we discuss how tiny the spacing is? You're required to write your address, phone #s and emails on a miniscule line only long enough to write the word, 'Stupid'. And what's even better? The more kids you have, the more forms you fill out. Trees are dying across America just so I can fill out 3 sets of the Exact. Same. Form.
No one tells you about the forms when you're young, in love, wanting to have kids and dreaming of good parenting skills. There needs to be a warning. A billboard, maybe? More kids=more forms. Choose wisely.
Wanna know something hilarious? Because, you know me, I like to look on the bright side (or not). Last night I held 3 of the same form in my hand, 1 for each kid. And guess what? They all had wrong information, all in different sections. Good glory, I live in the same city as NASA. Someone around here has to be smart enough to simplify this process. Seriously.
Wanna know my favorite forms? The ones that require the dad's signature. Oh, be real. Dads are never around for the tedious, crappy parts of parenting. They're off at important meetings where they're being told they're awesome. So, now I have to put half of the forms off to the side and then make sure I have time to remember to have the dad sign them. That's ridiculous on so many levels.
What if I just write down my cell phone # on a sticky note and send it in to the school? If they have a question, they can call me. Really. This idea feels kinda genius. Who's game?