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To think that my dd shouldn't be crying because I won't let her clean the toilet????

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winekeepsmesane Tue 21-Mar-17 16:35:41

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AChickenCalledKorma Tue 21-Mar-17 16:38:51

If it helps, my daughter texted me to point out that that her sandwiches were the wrong shape the other day. She's 14 hmm. We saw the funny side grin.

Wishiwasmoiradingle2017 Tue 21-Mar-17 16:39:30

My 8yo likes using the shovel to pick up our dogs poo from the back garden!! [confused

Wando1986 Tue 21-Mar-17 16:42:54

So let her clean the toilet... saves you a job, surely?

Fruitcocktail6 Tue 21-Mar-17 16:44:22

Just let her clean the toilet

WhooooAmI24601 Tue 21-Mar-17 16:45:35

DS2 is 6 and last week cried because he couldn't be as hairy as the dog.

He's also had a huge tantrum in the shopping centre a while back because I wouldn't let him buy a Vape thing from a market seller. Not because he was trying to quit smoking but because it looked like a Sonic Screwdriver.

ImNotAFlower Tue 21-Mar-17 16:47:44

Our 6 year old sobbed for 40 minutes because we brought a new car a couple of weeks ago hmm

gamerchick Tue 21-Mar-17 16:50:12

Let her clean the toilet, she's old enough. Walk her through it first though

winekeepsmesane Tue 21-Mar-17 16:50:30

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WorriedAndCrazy Tue 21-Mar-17 16:51:47

Yeah my 5 year old came in from school last week and told me I was mean and it wasn't fair that I done all the housework and didn't leave any for her to do hmm.

luckylucky24 Tue 21-Mar-17 17:10:40

My DS has been told not to clean our toilet with his very expensive Kandoo wipes but it is suspiciously clean at the moment! He is 4.

kat088 Tue 21-Mar-17 17:12:27

I remember my toddler being utterly furious that I wouldn't let her wipe my bottom.

piglover Tue 21-Mar-17 17:17:10

Would she like to come and do mine?

user1484578224 Tue 21-Mar-17 17:18:28

oh god the car thing! ours went crazy when we changed it....never gave it a thought. it was like a grief thing!!!

TisMeTheLadFromTheBar Tue 21-Mar-17 17:20:55

Don't worry -it's only a phase, she'll grow out of it 😂grin

BertrandRussell Tue 21-Mar-17 17:22:53

Seriously- why not show her how to do it and then let her?

Evangelinda Tue 21-Mar-17 17:24:41

coldcanary Tue 21-Mar-17 17:28:34

I took a guess from the title that she was about that age!
DS once had a snot flinging tantrum because I wouldn't let him use the bath cleaner at about the same age (Squirty bottle, cleaning fluid, hyper 5 year old. What could go wrong?).
Now at 16 he moans if he has to pick his clothes up off his floordrobe never mind clean the bath!

JonSnowsWhore Tue 21-Mar-17 17:44:06

I have car grief now & im 28 😫 they are definitely nbu!

My 3 year old often gets the hump that he's not allowed to climb dangerous things. & I mean like up a crane or on top of a fire engine etc

Hygellig Tue 21-Mar-17 17:49:27

For some reason my children love cleaning the toilet. (This being MN I should point out that we have a toilet duck thingie not a toilet brush). I bet they won't when they're teenagers and have to do some chores.

winekeepsmesane Tue 21-Mar-17 18:08:31

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Freshprincess Tue 21-Mar-17 18:11:57

I'd be crying tears of joy if one of mine wanted to clean the toilet (or anything else for that matter).

Kitsandkids Tue 21-Mar-17 18:12:24

My two argue over who gets to wash up or Hoover the living room! They faff on so much though that I don't let them as much as I probably could!

ImNotAFlower Tue 21-Mar-17 18:16:40

We had full on sobbing over the bloody car accompanied by wailing "whhaaaat if no one buys heeeerrrrrrrr"
I have refused to let her name this one in hope she gets less attached to it 😂

londonrach Tue 21-Mar-17 18:21:33

I so want that problem. Is a 7 month old too young to clean the toilet? (Said in hopeful voice)

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