Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Toddler Property Laws

You may have seen these before, but they are so laughably accurate it makes me smile.

1) If I like it, it's mine.
2) If it's in my hand, it's mine.
3) If I can take it from you, it's mine.
4) If I had it a little while ago, it's mine.
5) If it's mine, it must never appear in any way to be yours.
6) If I'm doing or building something, all the pieces are mine.
7) If it looks like mine, it's mine.
8) If I saw it first, it's mine.
9) If you play with it and put it down, it's mine.
1) If it's broken, it's yours.

As a mother of four, a grandma and a great-grandma, I can attest that these are still true!

12 comments:

Linda said...

I have not seen these...and even if I had this post would still make me smile. After having a long day of arthritis pain yesterday, I really appreciate this post. Thank you!

Linda Myers said...

Boy, those sound like familiar rules@

Joanne Noragon said...

A little girl in the neighborhood I grew up in was named Annie. Called by one and all, Mine-Annie.

Merlesworld said...

Love the picture.
They do take a while to learn to share.
Merle......

Linda Starr said...

some things are just universal. Ha.

Elaine said...

Harry abides by these rules, takes them very seriously! Wonderful.

Mitchell is Moving said...

I've seen these before, but laugh every time. Thanks!

Knatolee said...

Good thing we all grow out of that phase, isn't it? ;) Or at least, most of us do!

Willow said...

Ha ha ha This is the first time I have seen it and I love it ...it also gives off the gist of how our little dog is with out two big dogs lol

revisinglife said...

Cute. And so true.

Crafty Green Poet said...

so funny,,,

Daughter Number Three said...

Did you ever see my post from 2011 about the Toddler Property Laws? http://daughternumberthree.blogspot.com/2011/04/another-minute-of-micro-fame-and-source.html