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    Default Things you said you'd never do, that you do!

    Hi there!

    Just a little fun, I'm curious to hear from other parents out there.

    When I was pregnant I had all these expectations and plans of what I was going to do/not do when I became a parent.

    Three weeks into motherhood and most of it has already gone out the window!

    For example, I said I wouldn't use a dummy, but in the middle of the night when he won't settle I'm begging him to take it!

    I also didn't want to co-sleep, but it's currently working a lot better for us.

    I know of someone who used to judge other mums for giving their kids soft drinks, but now gives her kids ice-cream for breakfast! lol...

    I was just wondering if anyone else does or allows things they never thought they would?

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    I said I'd never use a dummy or co sleep but I did both

    I also said I'd never let my kids eat junk food but I do let them have it occasionally.

    I'm sure there are more but I can't think at the moment.

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    I swore I'd never bribe with dessert. Ever. Hahahaha yeah right!

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    Use a dummy... And leave the tv on all day lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eko View Post
    I swore I'd never bribe with dessert. Ever. Hahahaha yeah right!
    Wish my parents did that haha

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    Never co-sleep.
    Never use cloth nappies (ordered 2 to try and now love using them)
    I had all sorts of funny ideas about what I would be like as a parent that turned out to be wayyy off

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    The main thing is food. I always planned on being very strict with healthy foods and keeping junk and treats for special occassions, but my kids get treats daily. Oops.

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    I said I'd never co sleep, DS is nearly 3 and still sleeps in my bed! I sai I'd never give him chocolate.....

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    I said i'd never let my child leave the house even a little bit grubby.... pfft, i blink and DS has something on his face, on his shirt or all over his hands.

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    Lots and lots

    Dummy, bottles to bed, rocking/patting to sleep.

    Tv before 2yrs old, healthy foods and no treats or juice ever
    All gone out the window and I have even considered using a back pack harness because she is so independant and wants to walk instead of be in the pram

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