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Whilst queuing at the supermarket, my toddler looked at the staff member and exclaimed at the top of his voice ‘That lady has hair like Dennis the Menace’. I quietened him down, embarrassed, but he was right!


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Shopping with my two year old son, looking through the rails of clothes and I notice him with his head down looking unhappy.


‘Are you ok?’ I asked him?


‘No, Mummy, my shoes are upset!’ ‘Upset?’


‘Yes, look Mummy, they’re crying”. We’d come in from the rain and droplets were still on his shoes.


At a large family dinner one Sunday, my husband innocently took off his jumper. Our daughter muttered indignantly,


‘Daddy, you shouldn’t take your clothes off at the table!’ ‘Why not?’ he asked? She replied, ‘Because it’s Sunday!’


My son (3) drew a picture of an orange and I pretended to take a bite. He looked at me in disgust and said, ‘Mummy, you can’t eat that. It’s made of draw’.


We were in a gift shop in America and our little girl was excited with the array of products on offer. She exclaimed at the top of her voice, ‘Mummy, look at all those colourful rubbers!’ Every person in the shop turned in a shocked silence to look at us. It wasn’t until afterwards that we realised what rubbers are in America…


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