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cm club - has anyone got a list of house rules i can have pretty please with cherries on top?

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LoveMyGirls · 20/09/2006 21:33

my mind has gone blank i need to write out my house rules, obviously i will write it myself but i need some inspiration at this late hour (well it is for me im normally in bed by now!)

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Katymac · 20/09/2006 21:34

Things like

Respect for each other - no hitting or being rude
No running & shouting
Nice table manners
Saying please & think you

I fail a bit on these as my word is law

LoveMyGirls · 20/09/2006 21:36

lol thanks KM thats exactly what i need, why is it i can spend all day repeating myself then when i come to write it down my mind turns to mush!

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Katymac · 20/09/2006 21:38

respect other peoples property - don't trash my house & toys

ThePrisoner · 21/09/2006 00:09

I tell my (older) mindees that they don't come here to have fun. Does that count as a rule?? They think it's hilarious.

looneytune · 21/09/2006 07:53

LMG's - sorry I didn't get round to replying to your MSN last night, just tried now but you're offline. I basically had a hectic evening and didn't see your message until 1am when I woke up after falling asleep on the sofa - AGAIN! Anyway, all I was going to do is send you a copy of my house rules but as your offline, have a look on my website and they are there amongst all my other policies and procedures.

Try and catch you later

FeelingOld · 21/09/2006 11:50

When I was doing my Quality first we all reviewed our house rules and we were advised not to make them sound negative
eg instead of saying - No hitting or biting
we were advised to write it - we do not hit or bite

my rules (off the top of my head) are
We take out shoes off in the hall
We sit at the table to eat
We respect each other and other peoples property
We do not throw toys
We do not jump or climb on furniture
We sit down when using scissors, pencils etc
We treat each other as we would like to be treated
We do not call each other names or swear
We do not hit, bite, punch or push each other
We like to share
We help each other
We ask before going ouside or turning on the tv

if I think of any more will let you know (sorry having a 'blonde day' as my dh calls it)

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