96588728During the holiday season, I have at times contemplated the term “to celebrate.” For some, celebrating means quietly rejoicing with happiness over good news or a fortuitous event. For others, celebrating means loudly rejoicing with happiness over good news or a fortuitous event. The dictionary says it is:

to publicly acknowledge (a significant or happy day or event) with a social gathering or enjoyable activity.

 

Here are things 30 things parents celebrate other than Christmas.

1: The day their baby is born 

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2: The first day of school

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3:  The day their baby’s umbilical stump falls off and they weren’t the one to find it

4: When the dog eats the cat’s vomit so they don’t have to clean it up

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 5: When a new episode of Scandal Is on 

6: When the baby sleeps past six in the morning 

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7: When someone at the grocery lets them go ahead in line

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8: When they are able to fix the garbage disposal with a broom handle 


9: When they find a beer hiding in the back of the refrigerator 

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10: When their kid doesn’t have a cavity at the dental checkup

11: When they find a forgotten 20 dollars in their coat pocket 

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12: When the pregnancy test comes back negative

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13: When garbage bags are on sale  

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14: When their kid has a good parent teacher/conference 

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15: When it’s Taco Tuesday

16: When they remember to pay the electric bill before it gets shut off 

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17:When no kids use the F word in front of grandma

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18: When the kids go to bed on time
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19: When someone remembers to replace the toilet paper roll 

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20: When the car starts in winter

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21: When there is just enough detergent left to finish the laundry

22: When no one is bleeding 

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23: When the Play-doh dries out

24: Tax refund time 

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25: When it was dry scalp, and not head lice

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27: When they remember to restock the diaper bag

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28: When someone offers to take the kids for the night

 

29: When they can finally throw out the potty seat 

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30: When the stain comes off the sofa upholstery

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