"Hmmm" said J as he delved down the freezer on his return from school. "This is the last one" he noted holding aloft a Cadbury's" choc ice on a stick" which I hoped to hide from him until after bedtime. "Yes it's the last one" I agreed, "would you like it"? Fat chance of him saying "no it's okay Mummy I want you to have it". So J now has his Cadbury's "choc ice on a stick" sitting in front of the TV and Ben 10. As the living room carpet is new I have decreed that all food is to be eaten at the table but have weakened if he sits on the sofa and does not move.
"Yes" says J "because the carpet is new Mummy"........ and then came the logic...... "but when it's old it I'll be able to drop things on it won't I".
The banging sound you hear is me whacking my head in despair.