Friday, March 14, 2008

PARENT - Job Description This is hysterical.
POSITION :Mom, Mommy, Mama, MaDad , Daddy, Dada, Pa, Pop
JOB DESCRIPTION :Long term, team players needed , for challengingpermanent work in an,often chaotic environment .Candidates must possess excellent communicationand organizational skills and be willing to workvariable hours, which will include evenings and weekendsand frequent 24 hour shifts on call Some overnight travel required, including trips toprimitive camping sites on rainy weekends and endless sports tournaments in far away cities!Travel expenses not reimbursed .Extensive courier duties also required
RESPONSIBILITIES :The rest of your life .Must be willing to be hated, at least temporarily,until someone needs $5 .Must be willing to bite tongue repeatedly .Also, must possess the physical stamina of apack muleand be able to go from zero to 60 mph in three seconds flatin case, this time, the screams fromthe backyard are not someone just crying wolf Must be willing to face stimulating technical challenges,such has small gadget repair, mysteriously sluggish toiletsand stuck zippers .Must screen phone calls, maintain calendars andcoordinate production of multiple homework projects .Must have ability to plan and organize social gatheringsfor clients of all ages and mental outlooks .Must be willing to be indispensable one minute,an embarrassment the next .Must handle assembly and product safety testing of ahalf million cheap, plastic toys, and battery operated devices .Must always hope for the best but be prepared for the worst .Must assume final, complete accountability forthe quality of the end product .Responsibilities also include floor maintenance andjanitorial work throughout the facility
POSSIBILITY FOR ADVANCEMENT & PROMOTION :None. Your job is to remain in the same position for years, without complaining, constantly retraining and updating your skills,so that those in your charge can ultimately surpass you
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE :None required unfortunately .On-the-job training offered on a continually exhausting basis
WAGES AND COMPENSATION :Get this! You pay them!Offering frequent raises and bonuses .A balloon payment is due e when they turn 18 becauseof the assumption that college will help thembecome financially independent .When you die, you give them whatever is left .The oddest thing about this reverse-salary scheme is thatyou actually enjoy it and wish you could only do more
BENEFITS :While no health or dental insurance, no pension,no tuition reimbursement, no paid holidays andno stock options are offered;this job supplies limitless opportunities for personal growth, unconditional love,and free hugs and kisses for life if you play your cards right


Nadine said...

Funny. Thanks for sharing.

Heather said...

So, so true! Love it.

Midlife Mom said...

Great post! So true! Thanks for stopping by, come over anytime, the coffee pot is always on and there is usually some foolishness going on! I'm still on vacation but will be home on Tuesday and will be writing a new post. Can't stand this lap top of Dad's!!

palmtreefanatic said...

thats GREAT!

Alex said...

haha! I love it!