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    MIL buys my daughter presents, lets her fall in love with them first then says "but this is to stay at Nana's, you can't take it home". We don't want / need more toys at home by any stretch but I wish she'd say "I bought you a toy to leave here" first, before she starts daydreaming about taking it home and playing with it there.

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    I am wondering why my parents randomly drop in on days when my house has toys strewn from one end to the other and seriously needs to be vacuumed, as opposed to days like today when my floors are clean enough to eat off, I've just baked a batch of amazing muffins, I've done all the washing so look totally productive, and there's not a thing out of place in my living areas. Oh and I found a candle I forgot I had so my house smells amazing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    I am wondering why my parents randomly drop in on days when my house has toys strewn from one end to the other and seriously needs to be vacuumed, as opposed to days like today when my floors are clean enough to eat off, I've just baked a batch of amazing muffins, I've done all the washing so look totally productive, and there's not a thing out of place in my living areas. Oh and I found a candle I forgot I had so my house smells amazing.
    Woo! Go you. I'll come over, I like muffins...
    My house is never tidy haha

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    DH left a rollerball pen where DS could get it. DS got it and drew all over his sheets. I guess at least he didn't draw all over the walls/lounge/carpet....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiny Dancer View Post
    DH left a rollerball pen where DS could get it. DS got it and drew all over his sheets. I guess at least he didn't draw all over the walls/lounge/carpet....
    Put hand sanitiser on the ink marks (or any alcohol based product) and they will come out in the wash. I've had to clean pen marks off linen twice in the past month alone (thanks dd2 getting into my handbag and pens) including my very expensive quilt cover.

    ETA: thank god it was just the sheets! A nightmare to clean otherwise!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Miss Sunshine View Post
    Put hand sanitiser on the ink marks (or any alcohol based product) and they will come out in the wash. I've had to clean pen marks off linen twice in the past month alone (thanks dd2 getting into my handbag and pens) including my very expensive quilt cover.

    ETA: thank god it was just the sheets! A nightmare to clean otherwise!
    Thanks! He's never done it before, I was less than impressed. I told him he wasn't allowed to colour in this afternoon if he couldn't do the right thing with pens/textas/crayons. That was as close to a logical consequence as I could manage on the spot without yelling (I'd only just washed the sheets yesterday, too).

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    Default The Not So Serious Vent Thread #7

    Quote Originally Posted by Tiny Dancer View Post
    Thanks! He's never done it before, I was less than impressed. I told him he wasn't allowed to colour in this afternoon if he couldn't do the right thing with pens/textas/crayons. That was as close to a logical consequence as I could manage on the spot without yelling (I'd only just washed the sheets yesterday, too).
    It's always the way. Dd2 was drawing in my diary on my bed as she emptied the contents of my handbag on there and I wasn't paying attention as she was quiet lol and yep washed my quilt cover the day before 🙄
    ETA: I wasn't angry (my fault) just impressed my 17 month old figured out how to use a pen and paper (and obviously the quilt cover)
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    I can't be bothered finding the funny page if it still exists. Ours been a while since I have been regular active. I ordered a rose pink phone case off eBay. I received a deep, dark purple one. I messaged the seller saying I'm happy to keep it but they should keep a closer eye on their outgoing packages in future. They replied with an apology and saying their may be differences in screen resolution.. Lol

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