We all say we’ll never lie to our kids and then we all end up lying to our kids. Just little ones. Harmless ones. Hardly lies at all really…
What did parents do before Google? Now we can all pretend we know the answer to anything we’re asked about no matter how obscure.
Children come with a lot of stuff. So. Much. Stuff. It’s everywhere and just seems to multiply. Then of course there’s your own stuff. But that’s important stuff.
Oh no, have you got a very mild cough? Well I guess that’s me going to be sick as a dog next week. Kids only get ill for long enough to make sure they infect everyone they live with and it’s always way worse for the adults. Or maybe my immune system just isnt’ upContinue reading “I is for… Illness”
Ok, it can’t just be me and my other half who use hide & seek as an excuse to let the kids sit in a cupboard for half an hour while you randomly shout “ooh, where could that kid be?”. If no one else has thought of this then I thoroughly recommend it – they’reContinue reading “H is for… Hide and Seek”
For every and any tricky question there is always one simple answer that works for me – “go and ask your father”.
This is definitely one that we have in our house, especially when it’s something that you’ve spent ages making and one of the kids drops it on the floor within half a second of getting near it. I’m amazed at how often whole plates of food accidentally get knocked off tables.
I am sure that everyone who has kids is guilty of doing this at least once or twice. I also think it’s fair enough because most of the time you’re completely knackered!
The morning after I drew this I awoke to find a nice picture on our hallway walls. Perfect timing. “but I used the other end of the pen!” Oh right, well that’s OK then, I guess this stuff I’m washing off the walls isn’t a drawing then.
After a hard days parenting I can’t be the only one that likes to sit down with a dozen donuts, a big bar of chocolate and some cake. Can I? Anyone?