What didn't they tell you when you were expecting your first child?
I had been working on my list of things they didin't tell me for 11yrs before finally sharing it on HubPages...what didn't they tell you?
Example? They didn't tell me about the decomposing fruit in the school bag. And nobody bothered to tell me about toddlers and their obsession with toilet. Or why my straws taste funny (see photo). What didn't they tell you about your little bundle of joy?
They didnt tell me that the little bundle of joy would be a scource of constant worry right into adulthood and that at 36 I would still be worrying about him .......
Thank you Loveslove...it's so true.You never sleep the same again, do you. There was a similar comment in the hub I mentioned where I included a list of things a mother might like to worry about in the comfort of her warm bed!
You invest so much time and love in them...I don't think you can ever truely let them go.
They didn't tell me that a child would actually try to put a rock in their nose,Lose thier legs in the middle of the store during a tantrums,that losing a pacifier would be a world war,and that
a child would ask your landlord why his stomach was so big..
having 4 kids i could go on for a while..but that is a good question
check out my articles if you get time
Nobody told me that my little bundle of joy would worry me to death when he got poorly with tummy bugs and chickenpox. The sleepless nights that are never ending (or at least seem that way).
On a brighter note nobody told me the pleasure I would get from my child as he grew up, making me proud of his achievements on the way.
They never told me that she would be so energetic and sporty. They never told me that I would be an on-call cab driver, ferrying her around to various sports and cheerleading events. I even have a car sticker saying "Mum's taxi" that she bought me as a joke for Mothers Day.
Aside from that, they didn't tell me how much love I would have for her and how close we would actually be. She lights up my world.
No one told me of the amount of patience that I would need to deal with babies on a day-to-day basis. No-one told me how demanding they would be especially as they grow older. There are some things that need to be learned through trial and error.
by healinghands1668 7 years ago
Are you one of those fiction writers whose characters start to take on lives of their own? Do you hold conversations with them, or find that sometimes they just don't want to talk to you? Which character is your favorite companion? Tell me a little about them. This is the place to give love to your...
by nanadolls 5 years ago
Vinegar or hot sauce? Good or Bad discipline of a younger naughty child ?The punishment for being saucy, telling a lie, swearing, just being really bad and nasty child is vinegar or Hot sauce. My son & daughter-in-law give their children a small drop of vinegar or hot sauce, as...
by Shannon 9 years ago
What can anyone tell me about Geneva, New York?
by cooldad 6 years ago
My mother was raised in the deep south, very Baptist, very racist, very "godly".I've always struggled with telling her that I"m an atheist, but haven't done it yet. I fear it would crush her. Any thoughts?
by karl 7 years ago
Have you ever fallen in love with someone and never told them?
by dogluver1 8 years ago
I do not believe in santa claus. How did you tell your kids hes not real?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|