Parenting and motherhood is a constant merry-go-round of laundry, cooking, cleaning, refereeing arguments, tidying and lots more, with not a whole lot of “you-time”. Here’s 20 Things you’ll never hear a Mum say!
#1. Of course you can sit on your brother or sister.
#2. Ahh I feel so well rested and relaxed and put together.
#3. No, I don’t mind you spilling your drink for the 5th time today.
#4. Please barge in and tell me what your sister did to you while I am going to the bathroom.
#5. Think I got too much sleep last night.
#6. I really enjoy taking my three kids 4 and under grocery shopping with me.
#7. Oh great! Another load of laundry to do!
#8. I can understand you so much better when you’re whining.
#9. Yes please go ahead and make an even bigger mess. I love picking everybody else’s stuff up.
#10. My floors are so clean!
#11. Please lick the toilet seat!
#12. That temper tantrum you just had totally changed my mind! We’ll do it your way instead.
#13. Isn’t this traffic jam fantastic to drive in with these kids.
#14. My life hasn’t changed at all since I had these children!
#15. Go play in the cat litter!
#16. You can never have enough sugar!
#17. I love reading these Thomas the Tank Engine books over and over and over.
#18. Oh goody! It’s a Dora marathon!
#19. Ahh, I love picking up a thousand lego pieces.
#20. I quit.
Have you any other additions to this list – feel free to add more in the comments section below.
Inspired by an Infographic from Grkids.com
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Over to you now! Have you ever said any of these?! Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.