As Ted gets older, he’s starting to develop his own mind. He’s starting to kow what he wants, when he wants it and how to get it.
The other day, he wanted to see who was at the door, so he dragged his play chair to the front door, climbed up on it and proceeded to open the door himself. There was no-one there, of course.
*Mental note; child proof the front door now.
Now, Ted is usually a fairly chilled out, relaxed and happy soul. He rarely gets upset and his ability to use, what I would say is, an incredible range of vocabulary limits his frustrations when trying to communicate. However, I am sure that even the most laid back of toddlers tantrum and with his new found inependance, Ted is just starting to show the signs!
He doesn’t get cross often but when he does he gets very cross very quickly! As hard as I try, I can’t help but find some of the things that tip him over the edge amusing.
So here’s a list I’ve come up with along with some from other dads within The Dad Network:
Can’t run the cat over with the lawnmower
Can’t put his hands in the toaster
Can’t eat an entire chocolate cake
Can’t drive the car
Because CBeebies finished
Because he couldn’t use the carpet for paint footprinting
Because the jug of water didn’t all fit in the cup
Can’t have Pombears for breakfast
Can’t have smarties for breakfast
Can’t have ice-lollies for breakfast
Can’t have chocolate for breakfast
Using the wrong toothpaste
Because dad shut the fridge door
Because she was in dad’s car, not mum’s car
Wasn’t allowed to put fingers in the plug socket
Granddad brushed the cat
Grandma walked through the door
The water drained out of the sink
Wasn’t allowed to eat wet wipes
Saw a giraffe at a safari park
Because a wooden statue was made from wood
Because the Tesco delivery man left
Because the big car wouldn’t balance on the small car
Daddy didn’t get changed out of his work clothes quickly enough
Because they couldn’t play with tampons
Daddy poured the milk on the cereal
Because the biscuit was broken and couldn’t be fixed
I know! Hilarious! Although, at the time, the tantrum isn’t that hilarious… Anyway, what about you? What’s the funniest reason your toddler or child has had a melt down?