11-13-2012, 10:12 AM
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Twin Cities, MN
the "i told you so" parenting moments
No mom likes to hear "I told you so," so I stay away from it. I really do try and keep my opinions to myself, but I will share what worked for us and try to advise others to do the same. But sometimes I just want to do a dance and shout I TOLD YOU SO!!!!
My SIL, who has a very different parenting style and has an 8 yo, had a baby shower for her second baby and we got her a swaddler. I told her it was one of the best things we used for both our kids and they slept SO much better in the swaddler. She gave me a funny look, probably chalked it up to "my crazy parenting," and set it aside. THE NEXT DAY she took a picture of the baby and said "she slept for 8 straight hours in the swaddler!!!' weeeeeellll DUH!!! I TOLD YA SO!!!
do you have any funny "i told you so" mom-ments??
Kalli: Lover of Jesus, Wife of Mike, Mother of Catherine Grace (4/09)
and John Gabriel (9/11) AND waiting on Baby Peapod (April 2014)
"She is clothed with strength and dignity...
She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue...
Charm is deceptive, and beauty if fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised."