2: Whenever she reaches inside, a musical toy is inadvertently set off
3: She refers to herself in third person – ‘Mummy said: Put that back… Now!’
4: She always has enough coins for at least one go on the Bob the Builder ride at the local shopping centre
5: Her lipglosses have long been replaced with boxes of raisins, non-spill water bottles, and cucumber sticks in little ziplock bags.
6: She automatically points out all the trains, planes, and trucks – even when her kids aren’t actually with her
7: She has no idea what’s Number One in the charts anymore, but can sing all the words to Roary the Racing Car
8: When she goes to a cafe, she always cleans the table top with a wet wipe first
9: She doesn’t flinch when faced with snotty noses, body waste, or food spat into her hand from someone else’s mouth
10: She speaks in a bossy, slightly too loud voice
11: When someone calls ‘Mummy’ she always turns around
12: She NEVER wears linen or silk anymore.
Can you think of any more????