Thursday, January 10, 2008

TT#18: Did you ever dream you'd say these things?

Thirteen Crazy Things Parents Say

Today's list is sort of filched from Shannon at Rocks In My Dryer. She wrote a post this week about the unbelievable things she couldn't believe were coming out of her mouth. According to the comments, lots of other women have kids just like hers, and end up saying lots of the same kinds of things, like "Did you use SHAMPOO?" Can you guess which ones were said to young children, and which to older children? You'd be surprised! (There were so many that I couldn't limit myself to just thirteen.)


When you change your underwear, you take the old underwear OFF

Please don't put a cushion over your sister's face and then sit on it.

Do you have underwear on?

No, we can't put your baby brother in the microwave and see how long it takes to cook him.


Brush your hair, all of your hair, even THE BACK!

Put the dirty clothes in the hamper, NOT THE CLEAN CLOTHES

Please do not lick your sister's face

Put your pants on. Put your pants on OVER YOUR BOTTOM. PUT THEM ON AND KEEP THEM ON.

We don't take a bath in our clothes

Stop salting your sister!

Put your clothes away neatly in your drawer. Then shut the drawers. Please do not unfold it before you put it away.

Take a shower and wash your hair...and get your hair WET!

Don't bite the kitty

A hanger is not a bow and's just not!

Pancakes do not go on your head. They are for eating, they are not hats.

Did you comb your hair? TODAY???

Wash your hands AND USE SOAP!

Did you clean it MY clean or YOUR clean?

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Playful Professional said...

Thanks for visiting mine today. Most of the restaurants are either in UT, TX, or near the DC area but PF Changs, and Fuddrucks are all chains across the country. Definitely give some of them a try!

Di said...

Put the dirty clothes in the hamper, NOT THE CLEAN CLOTHES

This is a HUGE pet peeve of mine. When I am loading laundry and I come across something that is still folded from when I last washed it, I go absolutely BALLISTIC!!!

amy said...

Fabulous list..made me smile!

suchsimplepleasures said...

you've been eavesdropping at my house!!! great post...i have so many more to add for you son is sitting on a cushion with his best friend underneath!!

Courtney said...

I think I have said most of these! It's amazing what will come out your month once children are added to the equation.

Marylin said...

Oh i can relate to quite a few of these... and i'm pretty sure I'll say them all by the time my boys are older!

"Did you clean it MY clean or YOUR clean?"
that one made me laugh, it's ust like me and my hubby... if he actually does clean something you can guarantee it's not cleaned 'properly' by my standards! i'm not a nag...honest!

Thanks for visiting my TT earlier :)

Penelope Anne said...

I am laughing so hard because I think I may have said almost all of thoe in my 15+ years as a mom now....but my favorite is "quit salting your sister."

My list is up for the week:

Open Grove Claudia said...

I laughed at these. Stop salting your sister? You clearly have boys. Our household was "stop screaming", "don't wear your sisters clothing" stuff like that.

Happy TT!

Nissa said...

Those are SO true! :)

WITH soap?? lol

Happy TT!

H said...

Very funny!

Anonymous said...

OMG, you made me laugh and laugh. Especially "stop salting your sister", LOL.

Happy TT

Anonymous said...

Aw, poor kitty!

I'm glad now my parents didn't get us a dog until we were older ... we were little monsters!

(dare I ask *why* the sister was being salted? :P)

DoubleDeckerBusGuy said...

Ooo! Fodder for a future Thursday Thirteen out of this... "Thirteen Sentences Made Up Of Words You Thought You'd Never Use In The Same Sentence... until you had kids."

Things like Please, don't try to put your waffle in the VCR.

mom huebert said...

doubledeckerbusguy-- Do it! I'd love to see that list!

Reynie said...

I don't have kids and I say "MY clean or YOUR clean". hmmm, maybe I have a little obsessive problem about cleanliness...

Great list!

MondaythroughSunday said...

LOL..I know I have said some of these things! "MY clean or YOUR clean" has been said too many times!

MiniVanMama said...

I needed to read this today! I can so relate, and even laugh a bit. It's not too funny though, when you are the one having to repeat these things over and over and over and over! Enjoyed my visit, and will come back soon, no doubt!

Not Afraid to Use It said...

Oh my god that is hilarious! Some of the things that come out of our mouths is just unbelievable. And the fact that they make sense at the time is even worse. LOL Great post.

mapsgirl said...

That will be my house one day!! My girls are still little...but already I have done the "OMG...I sound like my mom"!?!?

tasha said...

Oh this was just too funny!! I think you must have been eavesdropping in my home when you put this list together!! Thanks for the smile today. Happy Thursday!

Jennifer in OR said...

Thanks for the laughs. Like the rest, I've said more than a few of these. This week I said, "Write on the paper, not on your arm!" I enjoyed your visit to my T13, thanks!

AJ Chase said...

I was just thinking about a list like this yesterday. "You can not pee in the yard." and "Please do not strip in public" are two of my favorites I've said to the boy.

Lori's Light Extemporanea said...

Oh, have mercy! I was thinking about that the other day. I never thought I'd have to say some of the things I do now.

Thanks for the visit! I'm glad I didn't miss this post.

Nicholas said...

#4 suggests that someone needs very close supervision. Either that or the microwave better be left unplugged.

penguinsandladybugs said...

Too cute!!

Kelly said...

I've said several of those myself :-)
Happy TT!