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Your not a parent if you haven't................

  1. Lupozee profile image61
    Lupozeeposted 6 years ago

    Your not a parent if you haven't .....

    been weed or pooed on
    had sleepless nights
    had a shower because you were looking after your baby

    1. Lady Wordsmith profile image82
      Lady Wordsmithposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      laughed until you've cried over some of the gorgeous and surprising things your children have said.

      secretly been a little bit pleased when your children have had a raised temperature because it means that you can snuggle up on the sofa with them and watch movies.

      danced around the house like crazy people when your favourite songs come on the radio, just because having children makes you feel like doing that sometimes smile

      played with toys, and felt like a child again, and loved it!

      Having children is not ALL about mess and nasty smells, lol!  A lot of the time it's pretty cool and a lot of fun, in my experience anyway smile

      1. Lupozee profile image61
        Lupozeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Defo
        not forgetting watching Disney films smile and staring at your baby or long periods while they sleep..i used to do that loads when he was first born.

        1. Lady Wordsmith profile image82
          Lady Wordsmithposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Ah, I still do watch my kids sleep a little.  That's lovely smile  Listening to their calm breathing, and trying not to laugh too loudly when they have little dreams.  One of mine talks in his sleep sometimes, which is so wonderful.

    2. Friendlyword profile image61
      Friendlywordposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      If you haven't considered SHOOTING your teenagers? What is that about? Help me understand that!

  2. Pearldiver profile image87
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    Sheessh How Shitty are your kids?? hmm

    My kids weren't like that all smile

    1. Lupozee profile image61
      Lupozeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Only have 1 baby who is 7 months and is a BOY and if you change the nappy at the wrong time which i have done a couple of times you get weed on!
      Glad to hear you have perfect children smile

      1. Pearldiver profile image87
        Pearldiverposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Sorry to hear all this... Maybe I was just very lucky.. with their sleep patterns, health, etc. They were a cruise.. smile

  3. Midnight Oil profile image90
    Midnight Oilposted 6 years ago

    Wrapped a towel over your face to change a really smelly nappy/dipper.

    Cried, after your toddler has been sick literally all over the place, and you don't where to start to clean it up...

    had to wait until the last second before getting changed for work or going out for fear of getting baby sick on you...

  4. BobbiRant profile image59
    BobbiRantposted 6 years ago

    Noticed the perfume of the day smells suspiciously like peanut butter and everyone in the elevator is looking in your direction.

  5. CARIBQUEEN profile image78
    CARIBQUEENposted 6 years ago

    Don't worry. We all go through these phases. In time to come we would look back at this as the 'Good ole times' and just laugh away.

  6. Lupozee profile image61
    Lupozeeposted 6 years ago

    All these bad times are memories that when your baby is older you can laugh with them about.

    My mum always tell me how once when she was changing my nappy i got up and started to poo so she had to quickly catch it with her hand HAHA...joys of being a mummy smile we laugh about it all the time especially now that i have my own little one who loves to wee just as i open the nappy and smiles at after he is done..aww love him so much

  7. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 6 years ago

    You're not a parent if you haven't secretly wished your child would sleep for a week just so you could take a shower, eat a complete meal, do the laundry-dishes-vacuuming, and have intimate relations with your significant other.

    1. Lady Wordsmith profile image82
      Lady Wordsmithposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Guess I'm not a parent then!

      Does it really take a week to take a shower, eat a meal, do the housework, and have a bit of how's-yer-father?!  Wow.

      1. shogan profile image87
        shoganposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Well, for the last one, if you're doing it right, it does!  big_smile

      2. Rafini profile image87
        Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        (the key words are: secretly wished lol)


        before my son was 4 (and put on ritalin) I could go for an entire week without accomplishing much - on a regular basis!  he'd be up before 7 am and wouldn't go to sleep before midnight (10-10:30 if he didn't have a nap).  yeah, there were many times I wished he'd sleep for a week!  lol

  8. Str8up Hookups profile image57
    Str8up Hookupsposted 6 years ago

    If you haven't changed a stinky,soiled diaper.

    Or had your baby throw up in your face and not flinch.

    You have to truly love someone with all your heart to handle that.

  9. lrohner profile image83
    lrohnerposted 6 years ago

    Now that I look back on it all, and from a Granny's perspective, smelly diapers, throwing up, not sleeping, temper tantrums and all of that jazz was a breeze. If you can survive the teenage years, you can survive anything. smile

  10. Purple Perl profile image81
    Purple Perlposted 6 years ago

    God loves mothers.

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    ryankettposted 6 years ago

    Your not a parent if you haven't ..... forgotten to wear a durex.

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image61
      MelissaBarrettposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I keep trying to wear one but I don't think I'm doing it right.

  12. mcrawford76 profile image87
    mcrawford76posted 6 years ago

    Your not a parent if you've never: Loved another human being more than life itself.

  13. jeremytorres profile image56
    jeremytorresposted 6 years ago

    I appreciate every mother who is always taking care with her child.

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    cinderella44posted 6 years ago

    You're not a parent if you haven't sat in a doctors waiting room with a sick, screaming baby for over an hour and then had the doctor FINALLY come in, look at you, smile and say, "Been waiting long?"

    And you DIDN'T kill him.  That takes a parent's patience.

    1. Mommy S profile image61
      Mommy Sposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I wish there was a "like" button on here like there is on facebook! LOVE your comment!

  15. Mommy S profile image61
    Mommy Sposted 6 years ago

    You're not a parent if you haven't

    *sung "the itsy bitsy spider" 200x in a row just because it makes baby laugh

    *slept in a rocking chair all night because its the only place your sick baby can sleep

    *obsessed over poop

    *cried tears of joy when baby hits a milestone you've worked all week on (like clapping)

    *gotten the "mommy you're nuts" look from your 11 month old and worried momentarily about her teen years

 
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