16 May '11, 5am

I ’m stuck on you, Ju Children's decoration of your home furniture may come in the form of stickers, better than real

I ’m stuck on you, Ju Children's decoration of your home furniture may come in the form of stickers, better than real

I GREW up in a home helmed by Super Mum, who made sure that the floors were clean enough to eat off, and the toilets were sparkling. Being extremely house- proud, my mother naturally strongly discouraged us kids getting "creative" with our crayons on the walls and furniture. Some of that has rubbed off on me. You should have seen me when we got a new couch a couple of years ago. When my son, Julian, then four years old, spilt some Milo on it, I threatened to disown him, and then stayed up all night with the stain remover. And, when he accidentally wet my new king-size, hotel-grade mattress, I emptied a whole bottle of baking soda on it to get rid of odours, and then stayed up all night sniffing the mattress to see if it worked. So, yes, I am obsessive compulsive that way. But, of late, I have increasingly come to love some things that Julian does to "wreck" my furniture. L...

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