Bit of Fun

Questions I Ask Myself As A Parent

  • How many pushes did it take to get them all out (collectively)?
  • How many pairs of hands have I had up my Hoo-Harr?
  • How many gallons of breastmilk have I ever made?
  • How many nappies have I changed?
  • How many times have I heard “mummy”, “I need you” or “wipe my bum!”?
  • How many times have I been peed/pooped/ vommed on?
  • How many loads of washing have I done in 6 years?
  • How many loads of washing have I re-washed because I left them in the machine for too long?
  • How many grazed knees have I patched up?
  • How many school letters have I read (and then lost)?
  • How many presents have I wrapped?
  • How many times have I been woken in the night?
  • How many nits have I combed from my kids hair?
  • How many episodes of Peppa Pig have I watched?
  • How many times have I hidden in the loo to eat a chocolate bar in peace?
  • How often do I say ‘get down’, ‘I told you, no’, ‘because I said so’?
  • How many times did I think I was going into labour before the actual event happened?
  • How many times have I climbed the stairs?
  • How many times have I bent over to pick up coats and shoes from the floor?
  • How many episodes can I watch of Peppa Pig before I go insane?
  • How many times will Tom Hardy read the bedtime story?
  • How many miles have I walked on the school run?
  • How often do I mutter “FFS” to myself?

What daily questions to you have about your journey through parenting? Let me know in the comments!

Hazel Newhouse

Hazel is a mum to 3 daughters and a son, she lives in Bedfordshire with her husband, kids and pets. Hazel has written for various publications, and regularly works alongside popular parenting and gardening brands.

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