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AIBU in thinking I can't wait until my DD is an adult with her own home so I can visit (Lighthearted

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itsallinmyhead Thu 24-Jan-13 21:20:52

So am I an unreasonable mother?

I cannot wait until my DD (14) is grown and running a household so that I can visit to steal borrow her expensive makeup, hair straighteners, eat all the treats and leave the packets in the cupboard and look at her like she's daft whenever she protests?

I love her but by all that's good in the world she is infuriating! grin

It can't just be me, can it?

WhatEverItIsIDidntDoIt Thu 24-Jan-13 21:30:45

This actually make me grin

YADNBU I can't wait to do the same.

JessicaMLH Thu 24-Jan-13 21:31:57

YANBU, but my DP still raids his parents cupboards like a 15 year old when we go there, so maybe don't get your hopes up grin

HKat Thu 24-Jan-13 21:40:50

YANBU, I remember my dad walking into the first place I moved into on my own and turning every single light on .x. revenge, he called it smile

SellotapeInMyHairExtensions Thu 24-Jan-13 21:46:57

I'm going to visit my children at 5am and jump up and down on the bed until they get up.

DeafLeopard Thu 24-Jan-13 21:49:57

Yep, walk in, turn tv on loudly, ask what is for dinner, for £20 and a lift into town

itsallinmyhead Thu 24-Jan-13 21:51:48

I knew I couldn't be alone!

The most infuriating thing is that I buy her quite decent makeup! She has a few sets of decent hair straighteners! She isn't banned from the snack cupboard! BUT she prefers my belongings or uses her makeup, perfume, deodorant etc. at triple the speed anyone else does and instead of saying she's run out (& I have mentioned that its not a problem to restock if I know) she helps herself to my things.

I'll be changing the locks when she leaves so she can't come and help herself haha! wink

LetsFaceTheMusicAndDance Thu 24-Jan-13 21:57:47

YANBU - I will be pissing on the sofa, scribbling on the white kitchen floor and every appliance I can find with a black crayon and hiding important things like the TV remote and car keys and giggling very loudly whilst forgetting where they are.

Revenge is a dish best served cold - so look out DS1 grin

impty Thu 24-Jan-13 22:01:31

Oh me too grin I tell mine I will move in just to get my revengegrin wink

HollyBerryBush Thu 24-Jan-13 22:08:35

I cant wait until I'm senile and get wheeled out for Christmas
Mwhahahahaha - they think they will shove me in a corner with the cooking sherry ... oh no!

I shall jump on their furniture, piss on the carpet, leave skidders in the toilet, then take every towel out of the airing cupboard, dry my hands once and dump in the bath. THEN!!!! oh yes THEN!!!I shall go dipso with a marker pen and randomly decorate the carpet with peas.

And I shall ask to come back next week as well grin

itsallinmyhead Thu 24-Jan-13 22:13:55

grinwinkgrin HollyBerryBush

Oh we also have issues with using every towel from the airing cupboard as well as the bloody hand towel in the bathroom being used to clean off makeup AND put back shock

I also have a self cleaning bath...well it must be cos she never cleans it when she's done!

RedPencils Thu 24-Jan-13 22:22:46

I shall take 5 changes of clothes with me and change every half hour throwing discarded clothes into the middle of the floor.
Every sentence will start with 'can I have.'
I shall turn every light on in the house
I will clean the mud of my shoes with the handtowel in the bathroom and then put it back
It goes without saying, that I won't be flushing the toilet after use as well

70isaLimitNotaTarget Thu 24-Jan-13 22:24:17

I tell my DS (who is 13 yo and my PFB) that when he's a fireman (which is his lifelong career choice)- he will have to look after me on his non-shift days.
Carry me to the bathroom
Carry me downstairs and take me out in my chair (like I did with him in his pram)
I'll fall asleep with dribble coming out of my mouth then wake up just when we get home.
Demand drinks at random times and reject all his food.
Demand his immediate attention when he tries to go to the toilet.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Thu 24-Jan-13 22:26:10

And wake him at 3am for a chat grin

MrsTerryPratchett Thu 24-Jan-13 22:27:34

I'm going to throw quinoa on the floor and laugh.

FreePeaceSweet Thu 24-Jan-13 22:37:43

I'm going to ask for a drink every 20 minutes.
I'm going to spill the drink on the floor.
I'm going to put a cushion from the couch over it and stand on it.
I'm going to appear at the living room door with my knickers round my ankles, a wad of toilet paper in hand and ask them to wipe my bum. Only if they have visitors.
When they're cooking I'll say with a sneer "Whats that?" then I'll say UGH!
I'll post the sky card down the cracks in the floor.
I'll demand preferential treatment for eating more than half of what I'm given.
I'll lick the fake coal in the fireplace and make kiss marks on the white walls.
I'm going to cry or fling myself on the floor for being ignored for 2 minutes.

RedPencils Thu 24-Jan-13 22:43:09

Oh yes, 70. I shall be visiting in the middle of the night, to discuss Dr who and Minecraft at length.

FreePeaceSweet Thu 24-Jan-13 22:46:26

I'm going to play with the noisiest toy I can find, right outside their bedroom door. Around 6.30 on a Saturday morning should do it. grin

In fact the first time they get annoyed about being woken in the morning (around ages 10 or 11?) I'm going to do this.

magimedi Thu 24-Jan-13 22:56:44

When your DCs reach teenage & can sleep for ever, the joy of waking them up & persisting until they get up never, ever, diminishes!

Salmotrutta Thu 24-Jan-13 22:59:11

I have already done all of the above ....

Numbthumbs Thu 24-Jan-13 23:56:36

I love this thread smile

Whenever my mom makes a brew at my house she purposefully leaves the milk out and whenever my dad does he leaves the tea bag on the draining board instead of putting it in the bin. Every single time. They snigger and laugh and call it their revenge. (I do sometimes offer to make the tea myself of course(grin))

Greenkit Fri 25-Jan-13 00:00:46

When my kids have their own home I shall......

Walk in the house with muddy shoes and sit on the sofa saying 'what'

Have a great big poo in the loo and leave it

Leave plates and wrappers all round the house

Drink all the milk and not tell anyone

Eat all the bread and not tell anyone

Spray drink all up the wall and leave it

Oh I will have so much fun grin

itsallinmyhead Fri 25-Jan-13 00:10:23

You are all reminding me of further gems to add to my 'to do list'!

Right now DC2 (7week old son) refuses to believe it's bedtime. I can't wait to return the favour grin

ihearsounds Fri 25-Jan-13 00:16:09

I'm going to leave a drop of milk in the carton. A drop of juice in the carton. A quarter of a biscuit. Leave all the lights on. Pick up the remote and randomly flick through the channels when they were watching something. Leave toothpaste in the sink. Leave wrappers, plates, cups and clothes in random places. Chuck wet loo roll on the ceiling. Draw everywhere. Ask for money. Ask why and sulk a lot. Slam doors. Stomp up and down stairs. Put sticky handprints everywhere, especially on the tv and windows. Smear makeup all over the bathroom. Spray all the deodorants and perfumes so it smells like boots. Fart loads. Loose lots of things, including my own bus pass, insist I put it somewhere I hadn't. Wake them up randomly. Take hours for them to wake me up and take even longer to get ready.. Say not bothered to everything, and have a massive sulk because its not what I wanted. Smother my food in ketchup, smear it around and leave it because there's too much ketchup.

But I'm going to have a long wait. They don't want to leave. Not even for uni, staying here to reduce costs.

ihearsounds Fri 25-Jan-13 00:17:53

Go out wearing bright pink leggings, with a brown top, odd socks, tiara, wings and make up like a 5 year old has applied.
Go out with hair that looks like it hasn't seen a brush in years.

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