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Join our #ParentTruths Twitter party with Arla Big Milk! 9 March 1-2pm

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Do you ever look at your child-free friends - or your old self - and shake your head at their optimistic naïveté? There are some things you *only* know when you're a parent - and we'd love you to share your #ParentTruths with us!

We're throwing a Twitter party with Arla Big Milk on Wednesday 9 March 1-2pm and we'll be chatting about all the things you learn (for better or worse!) when you become a parent. What's more, we've got a £250 Love2Shop voucher up for grabs for one lucky partier!

So, what have you found out since having kids? Perhaps you've realised you can function off 13 minutes' sleep and a handful of raisins, discovered *just* how difficult it is to clean Sudocrem off the TV or learnt that the real cause of a toddler tantrum is often...nothing. 

arlaWhatever your parenting revelation, share it by completing the sentence "You know you're a parent when…" at our Twitter party on Wednesday 9 March. Tweet @MumsnetBloggers using the hashtag and you'll be in the running to win a £250 Love2Shop voucher.

Here's what the folks at Arla have to say: "Being a parent comes with its ups and downs and getting your little one the nutrients they need isn't always easy. That's why Arla Big Milk has been developed to specifically meet the needs of growing children from ages one to five*, enriched with essential nutrients to help support children's growth and development as part of their balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Arla Big Milk - ‘helping your little ones become big ones'."

*The Department of Health recommends that children at the age of one move onto fresh whole cows' milk and that their diets are supplemented with additional Vitamin, A, D and Iron.

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Last updated: 04-Mar-2016 at 10:18 AM