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Hi there mamas,

My 3-yr old son had his best pal over the other day and they were playing on the porch/backyard. I figured, perfect place for those goofy rowdy boys--there aren't any rules out there except staying within the gate! Within an hour I realized we do have rules there:

No pouring a bucket of water on the cat
No painting the dining room window with mud
No wacking the porch furniture with beams

:LOL

Have you found yourself spouting any rules you never quite expected were necessary? I thought it might be fun to share'em!

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Old 11-28-2004, 03:50 PM
 
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no fishing in the toilet
no throwing mama's tampons all over the bathroom floor/in the sink
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Don't kick Poncho (my mom's little dog)
No wiping your nose on the couch
Only a few spoonfuls of protein powder at a time
Put a diaper or pants on before helping to cook
No spitting in the house
No playing with Daddy's nipples
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: those are great. i lol so hard.
i cant think of any wierd ones we have ill try
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You can only jump on the bed.
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No licking the furniture.
Wipe your snot on your own shirt.
No pouring/sprinkling your drink on your sister/brother.

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I can't think of any weird rules we have.... I'm sure they exist, but nothing's coming to mind right now.

My neighbor has a "no whistling" rule in her house. The sound of someone whistling is like nails on a chalkboard to her. My son plays with her daughter, and both of my kids are big whistlers... so when my son is over there he gets lots of "reminders." :LOL
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Don't lick the dog
Don't drink from the dog dish

(My 7yo step-daughter likes to pretend to be a dog. Sometimes she takes it too far.)
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Wipe your snot on your own shirt.
LMAO!!!!

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I am one with the no whistling rule. I have fibromyalgia. One problem with it is, I have a sensetivity to lots of light, sound & touch. So I like it darker & not so noisy. Otherwise it is like messing up the wires in my brain & I go crazy. Twice as bad if I have a migraine.
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OMG... I have actually said "Wipe your snot on you OWN shirt!" My best buddy here and I laugh about this all the time, but I am drawing a blank right now. I will try to remember some and post again.
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Mine are backyard rules.....

No building a ramp to help the dogs jump over the wall onto the street.

No greasing the propane tank. (dogs stand on tank to try and jump over wall to get out of yard, kids think it's funny to grease it up so the dogs fall off).


Inside rules...
Please pick your own nose, not your friends.
If you sneeze in your hands go wash them, don't wipe them on my new sofa.



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Old 11-28-2004, 05:48 PM
 
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*No sitting on the kitchen table without underwear.
(My friends think I am crazy: does that mean he is allowed to sit there WITH his clothes on??? :LOL )

*Do not throw cars from the second floor and down to the first floor.
(It hurts when the cars hits mamas head... )

*Do not let Barbie take a bath in the toilet.

*No farting on mommy! :

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"No licking your sister!"

Actually I don't usually mind it, but not the whole time we are in the grocery store! :LOL :LOL :LOL
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No peeing in the front yard.
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Man, that's strict. I hope you allow peeing in the back yard
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Don't eat all the kitty treats ~ DS LOVES those crunchy cat treats that come in a little bag and will eat the entire bag if he gets his mitts on them! DH jokes that it gives him shiny hair and clean teeth .

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No climbing on Mama's head.

The Powerpuff Girls wooden block race must be cleared from the kitchen floor before suppertime.

The back of the futon is not a balance beam. It's not the uneven bars either.

No hula hooping over your brother's head while he's doing his algebra.
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- No peeing or pooping in the bathtub

- Only grown-ups changes diapers

- Keep your boogers to yourself

- Don't lick your sister/brother

- Don't tell the baby Daddy's home when he isn't. It's mean.

- No singing at the table (except for grace)

- The breast pump isn't a toy

- No drumming before 8 AM

- No talking to Daddy while he's preaching

- No pushing old ladies out of the way to get to Daddy after church

- Only Mama gets to give LLL advice (Michael has been known to try to take over meetings and helping calls)

We have a lot of weird rules. Then again. we're sort of a weird family.

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No mooning when there is company in the house
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these are SO funny...
keep in mind, dd is 2, ds is 5 months:
No sitting on your brothers head
No wiping boogers in mommys hand- keep them to yourself
No picking the red leaves off the bush out back and sticking them in the planter.
Do not bring the rose pots inside
No hanging from the bookshelf
No dancing on the table
No throwing your shoes off at people while in the stroller
No twisting daddys nipples
No pulling daddys chest hair
No screeching "hello" at people
No biting brothers toes
No dancing on brother
Don't dance on the drum
Don't dance on the guitar
Don't eat (insert messy food item here) and then wipe your hair out of your face

I can't think of anymore.I am sure there are a few funny ones.Great thread!

Due with number 5 in August. We do all that crunchy stuff.
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no flushing 8 feet of toilet paper down the toilet.
no wiping your nose on mama.
no compulsive handwashing.
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Old 11-28-2004, 11:04 PM
 
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You can only sit on mama's head for one minute... and you must at least have chonies on!
Please don't eat oo much of the dog/cat/mouse/rabbit/fish food.
Don't lick strangers, even if you are playing "puppy" when you meet them.
Don't eat things you find in public places.
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Don't tell the baby Daddy's home when he isn't. It's mean.
Holy cow, that is mean! I hope my big kid doesn't figure that one out.
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Oh, here's another gem we say often...

It's only sharing if you BOTH agree to share it. Otherwise, it's just taking.

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One more- no eating yard berries (anything that grows wild in the yard)

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No spinning in the computer chair @ the computer desk...move it away first.
No licking the toys and then giving them to someone else
No licking somehting so no one else will eat it
No giving me the food out of your mouth...I love to share bites with you but please give me a fresh bite
No jumping from the 4th step...you must be on the bottom step to jump
No building forts around me so I can't see what you are doing (so you think)
No eating the gum off the bottom of the tables in food courts @ the mall

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No telling little brother that your parents are gone and it's now just the two of you.
No asking little brother to go near your rear and then farting.
Potty-humour is only funny for short time-frames and must stop when it becomes too redundant.
Wrestling is not allowed at the top of the stairs nor is it allowed on the stairs or the kitchen table.
If you have a burning desire to know why someone is wrinkly or large or "smelly" etc. please ask me later and not right in front of said individual.
The bookshelf is not a ladder.
It is not "playing" if the other person is crying while you are attempting to sit on his head. (what is it with kids and sitting on heads??)
It is also not "just playing" if you are scaring the heck out of your crying little brother pretending to be a monster and chasing him around the house with a magic wand that will turn him into a rock.
Laundry detergent is not magic dust that will grant your little brother's wishes if you dump it on his head.
You do not "clean" the bathroom by dumping all your bathwater out of the tub onto the bathroom floor.
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This is such a funny thread!

For us its this:
No playing in the bedroom, its for sleeping only
No jumping on the furniture only the rebounder
Only two probiotics a day
We must go outside for at least one hour a day no matter the weather
No eating anywhere but the table or the kitchen
No pooping in the yard without the camp potty
No whining or begging
Say please and thank you and excuse me
No picking of the nose without a tissue handy
Wash your hands first thing upon arriving home
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This is fun! So far we only have a few...

No eating toilet paper from the potty (we only flush poopies to save water).
No drinking the dogs water.
Don't lick the spills from your dinner off the window (her chair is right next to the sliding glass door & when something gets flung or spills it's a race to see who licks the window first, her or the dog!)
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