15 best excuses all mums make (and we promise we are telling the truth).

Do you ever find yourself having to make up a few white lies to get out of a situation!

  • Sorry we’re late, the baby’s nappy exploded and we BOTH needed a bath…
  • Would you believe me if I told you we were burgled this morning? On a positive note they didn’t take anything, they just made a huge mess!
  • I know there are teeth marks all over the library book but they were there when we borrowed it I promise!
  • This top was clean on this morning I swear! I know it looks like I was involved in a food fight but I’ve only got one child and I wasn’t throwing anything!
  • I know you’ve been waiting half an hour but I’ve been driving around in circles! If I hadn’t got him to drop off to sleep you’d have encountered a baby that was angrier than the Incredible Hulk!
  • Sorry that she’s screaming so loud but she’s teething. Have you ever had toothache?
  • I know that this is a nice restaurant but we’re nice people! We shouldn’t be excluded just because we have children!
  • It does look like I never wash her but I only gave her a bath this morning.
  • I agree that it looks like she’s just playing with her food but it’s important for her to feel all the different textures.
  • I know she’s always singing the Peppa Pig theme tune but she rarely watches it!
  • He’s never this noisy at home…
  • You look a little concerned that I’m ordering my third cup of coffee but I haven’t slept in four days…
  • I know my hair looks a bit greasy but I’m actually trying out a new smoothing serum…
  • I know we’re in a cinema but I have to leave my phone turned up – we’ve never left our baby before!
  • It does sound like she’s demanding ‘chocolate’ but what she’s actually asking for is ‘carrot’, she loves her vegetables!
Written by Jennie-  Irish mummy blogger and staff writer at www.familyfriendlyhq.ie
Check out her blog www.mummyvstheworld.com and facebook page

Jennie Dennehey

Jennie is a contributor to Family Friendly HQ.

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