I have been going through some of my old photos today and have decided to share with you a few of the moments that have made me laugh. Particularly phases my kids have been through. Some of them I would have been tearing my hair out at the time but now I can smile.
I have photos of pouty faces and nappy cream disasters. Tantrums over the wrong colour socks, wedgie butts and every time they fell asleep in their high chair. I have kept memories of both the good and the bad knowing that when I look back it will be all part of the journey.
Here are 3 Parenting Moments That Will Make You Giggle
- The Underpant Bandits. This phase isn’t over yet. They look like they are planning to rob a train with undie helmets as protection. I apologise in advance to my kids if they discover this article in high school or their friends do – my bad. But I reserve the right to have a giggle and its great practice for when I’m a mother in law bringing out photos at Christmas dinner.
2. Getting Into EVERYTHING. I’m not going to say at the time I would have been giggling. This was a particularly frustrating time. Especially with my third child. I couldn’t turn my back for long and she would be inside a cupboard or pulling things out of draws. Child safety locks weren’t much help either. She worked every single one out. I can laugh about it now and I’m blessed to have strong willed children.
3. Uber Excited Trying To Concentrate Face. My oldest boy. He would be concentrating and excited at the same time. His mouth would just be wide open. It looks like he’s saying something. No. Nothing. Mouth is just wide open in a kind of “I’m so excited…trying to concentrate….tits all too much” way. I call it the “Catching flies” phase because he would do it for so long i’m surprised he didn’t end up with bugs in his mouth more often.
What kind of phases have your children been through? SHARE with us in the comments below.
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