Parenting for New Parents

Things that we have learn’t:

  • Don’t leave toys in the bath- you never know when an outbreak of sick will occur…
  • Don’t furnish your house with cream colours
  • If you schedule a day out, holiday or have a special occasion coming up, you can guarantee that one member of your family will be ill
  • Do not succumb to the desire to buy endless toys, your child will be happiest with a cardboard box and a blanket
  • Shops run out of all supplies of calomine lotion in June
  • Cheap own store brand nappies are the best
  • As soon as your child shows a desire to play in the garden next doors cat will designate that as the best place to poo
  • If you work part time your child will select those days to be sick
  • Your children will not like the same food as you, a happy medium will be reached based around chips with every meal
  • You will find that you prefer children’s films to Cbeebies
  • Forget reading Classic Novels, its all about Miffy and Thomas now
  • The postman doesn’t come until lunchtime
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7 Responses

  1. Heather 1st July 2010 / 12:30 pm

    ha ha ha, all of these are so painfully true!

  2. Cosmic 1st July 2010 / 1:28 pm

    Made us smile!<br /><br />Thanks for posting!<br /><br />Has the books been sent out yet?<br /><br />xoxoxo

  3. TheMadHouse 1st July 2010 / 1:30 pm

    Grumpy indeed!!<br /><br />Bath toys are a waste of meny anyweay, they get black crap in them – urgg. The courier turned up today as I was doing the preschool run – he wasnt supposed to be here till after 1 – arggggggggggggg

  4. Mummywise 1st July 2010 / 5:43 pm

    I keep coming back to your lovely blog as I have just launched mine and am not sure what I&#39;m doing yet. Although my daughters are going to help me to make my blog better, as always, it is a matter of finding the time… The lovely daughters are busy enjoying themselves, one after GCSEs and the other after her first year at uni, and I am just well busy doing all sorts of tedious things like

  5. nuttynewmumofone 5th July 2010 / 4:03 pm

    Oh I&#39;m learning too every day…and agree that it would seem most of these are true…

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