23 Agonisingly Middle Class Parenting Struggles

It's tough out there. And Seraphina has ballet at 4pm.

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1. How to introduce them to hummus is never easy.

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Maria Hannah Bass@mhd_bass

FOUND: east london's most middle class parenting book at @VictoriaParkBks

10:05 AM - 09 Dec 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. When your love for organic baby carrots is "ridiculous".

my love for organic baby carrots is ridiculous

Paige✨@paige_coy

my love for organic baby carrots is ridiculous

5:21 PM - 10 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. Choosing schools is a nightmare.

Grim middle class parent on Today needs a new school for her children because she saw a pregnant girl going into the existing one.

Sarah Ditum@sarahditum

Grim middle class parent on Today needs a new school for her children because she saw a pregnant girl going into the existing one.

7:43 AM - 06 Apr 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. It's embarrassing when your two-year-old corrects your Spanish.

My child just asked me to sing for her in Spanish and then corrected my enunciation. She's two. I wonder if she likes my outfit.

Jeanette Schneider@msjwrites

My child just asked me to sing for her in Spanish and then corrected my enunciation. She's two. I wonder if she likes my outfit.

4:16 AM - 18 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. So it's important to know when discipline is appropriate.

witnessed a great piece of middle class parent-child interaction: 'If you don't go to bed now then you can't watch Masterchef tomorrow'

Tom Berry@moonbolt

witnessed a great piece of middle class parent-child interaction: 'If you don't go to bed now then you can't watch Masterchef tomorrow'

12:52 AM - 24 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. Managing your Bugaboo pushchair at musical festivals is a nightmare.

After 20 mins huffing & puffing managed to collapse bugaboo for Camp Bestival #middle class nightmare

Rhys Hughes@RhysHughes

After 20 mins huffing & puffing managed to collapse bugaboo for Camp Bestival #middle class nightmare

10:30 PM - 28 Jul 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. Fitting your Bugaboo into your Audi? That's even worse.

@MrsLRCooper we have an Audi Q5 and it is a nightmare trying to get our Bugaboo into it - perhaps Audi Q7?

Katie Lewis@Katielucylewis

@MrsLRCooper we have an Audi Q5 and it is a nightmare trying to get our Bugaboo into it - perhaps Audi Q7?

10:57 PM - 15 Aug 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. When your child has a babycino problem.

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10. When your pug eats children's toys.

My Pug just ate one of my sons toy wrestlers. This is like the 5th one she's eaten this month. WTF???

Doom Crew Dan@RatedR_SDMF

My Pug just ate one of my sons toy wrestlers. This is like the 5th one she's eaten this month. WTF???

2:21 AM - 14 Jan 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. At NCT classes, you can sometimes encounter knitted vaginas.

RT @OCRadio: @emmafreud at our NCT class the lady running it passed around a KNITTED VAGINA AND BIRTH CANAL. #thishappened

emma freud@emmafreud

RT @OCRadio: @emmafreud at our NCT class the lady running it passed around a KNITTED VAGINA AND BIRTH CANAL. #thishappened

9:28 PM - 15 May 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. When baby swimming is cancelled.

Our Baby swimming lesson has been cancelled because of 'a poo in the pool' #ithappens

Shaun Walsh@shaunewalsh

Our Baby swimming lesson has been cancelled because of 'a poo in the pool' #ithappens

2:57 PM - 21 Mar 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. WHEN BABY YOGA IS CANCELLED.

Due to very poor road conditions this morning, Postnatal Mom and Baby Yoga is cancelled. Stay home snug and safe with your baby!

Radiant Heart Yoga@RadiantHYoga

Due to very poor road conditions this morning, Postnatal Mom and Baby Yoga is cancelled. Stay home snug and safe with your baby!

2:21 PM - 05 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. When your baby does a poo during baby massage.

Dilemma: batman hasn't poo'd today. We have baby massage in an hour & he's likely to super poo if we go. Do we skip class or go & risk it?!

Tina@TheMotherGeek

Dilemma: batman hasn't poo'd today. We have baby massage in an hour & he's likely to super poo if we go. Do we skip class or go & risk it?!

11:58 AM - 25 Aug 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. When your baby does a sick on you in the Waitrose cafe.

Baby has been sick all down my front & it looks like I have wet myself..in Waitrose café. Brilliant.

Amy Trevaskus@Amytrevaskus

Baby has been sick all down my front & it looks like I have wet myself..in Waitrose café. Brilliant.

1:21 PM - 08 Mar 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

Folks, we have 3 VIP / hospitality tickets bought for me, my partner and our nanny (the 2 toddlers dont need tickets - the same as for normal tickets), the nannies visa to the Uk has been declined (today) so we are now urgently looking for a nanny for upto 6 months starting from June, part of this will include coming with us to Glasto 2014.Some of you will know that off site premium accomadation exists and we have this for us and our campervan, this uses wristbands and not normal tickets and they dont need the names until 3 weeks before the festival so we have time to get a nanny and get everything sorted.

18. When the queue is this long for the baby rave.

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19. When your kids won't stick to the rules at the baby rave.

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20. When you're Carol Decker from T'Pau and you speak English in a French accent to your au pair.

must stop speaking English in a French accent to our French au pair, i'm really embarrassing the family…. ……makes it totally worth it

carol decker@caroldecker

must stop speaking English in a French accent to our French au pair, i'm really embarrassing the family….
……makes it totally worth it

10:23 AM - 06 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. Picking a unique and distinctive name these days is a nightmare.

Telegraph births column. A constant in troubled times: "A daughter Seraphina, a sister for Talford, Campbell and Tyrrell."

Harry Wallop@hwallop

Telegraph births column. A constant in troubled times: "A daughter Seraphina, a sister for Talford, Campbell and Tyrrell."

12:37 PM - 21 Jul 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

Brilliant. Telegraph birth column: Ezra, a brother for Dolly, Albertine, and Lilac.

Harry Wallop@hwallop

Brilliant. Telegraph birth column: Ezra, a brother for Dolly, Albertine, and Lilac.

8:35 AM - 15 Aug 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

No, this isn't from an episode of Miranda. It's an actual birth notice from The Telegraph. Introducing Elektra...

David Blevins@skydavidblevins

No, this isn't from an episode of Miranda. It's an actual birth notice from The Telegraph. Introducing Elektra...

12:30 AM - 29 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Telegraph birth notice of the week: "Grimston - to Gallia and Hugo, twin sons, Lorcan Sebastian and Hector Sylvester, brothers for Merlin".

Dr Tom Crick@DrTomCrick

Telegraph birth notice of the week:
"Grimston - to Gallia and Hugo, twin
sons, Lorcan Sebastian and Hector
Sylvester, brothers for Merlin".

4:39 PM - 27 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. When the only pubs you go in have been TAKEN OVER by babies.

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There could be a Waitrose-based solution to this.

Hurrah, lovely Sunday in a middle-class baby pub. Your baby must have *this* many Waitrose loyalty card points for you to enter.

Tom Phillips@flashboy

Hurrah, lovely Sunday in a middle-class baby pub. Your baby must have *this* many Waitrose loyalty card points for you to enter.

1:56 PM - 07 Oct 12ReplyRetweetFavorite