Beginning with me, the empress of the Eggfacemomhead kingdom, we’re going to ask parents to sleep a little less, think a little more and answer some questions about their almost always fun and never ever dull lives. Stay right here will you.
In one word, life as a parent is
The easiest thing about parenting
3 things that make you want to pull your hair out
The Amazing Race at meal time
Strangers telling you what’s what about YOUR kid
“When are you having the second?”
Something you’ve lied about to your kid(s)
How she was born. “We wanted a baby, we had a baby.”
Most embarrassing moment as a parent
Calling up room service during vacation to report room keys thrown inside toilet
One thing you’ve learnt from your kid(s)
A pre-parenting thing you miss the most
Tuesdays with Morrie. Wait, “pre-parenting”? I thought we were born this way.
An unforgettable thing your child said or did
“No F*** That” at two. I blame the other parent.
You laugh out loud when
(Laugh inside my head) when I’m presented with a seemingly logical argument for something that was broken, spilled, done to the cat.
A tip (or two) for new parents
Scarlett O’Hara was right. ‘Tomorrow is another day’. You’ll get better with time
All kids tell everyone about everything. Speak less, listen more.