Saturday, August 23, 2008

It's Mine

Otherwise known as "The Toddler Property Laws"

1. It’s mine.
2. It will always be mine.
3. If I like it, it’s mine.
4. If I can take it from you, it’s mine.
5. If I had it a little while ago, it’s mine.
6. If I want it, it’s mine.
7. If I can see it, it’s mine.
8. If I saw it first, it’s mine.
9. If I think it’s mine, it’s mine.
10. If I play with it long enough, it’s mine.
11. If I say it’s mine, it’s mine.
12. If it looks like mine, it’s mine.
13. If I can play with it better than you can, it’s mine.
14. If I’m doing or building something, all the pieces are mine.
15. If you tell me I can play with something, it’s mine.
16. If you are playing with something and you put it down, it’s mine.
17. If you don’t/can’t stop me from playing with it, it’s mine.
18. If it’s mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way.
19. If it will upset me too much when you take it away from me, it’s mine.
20. If it’s broken it’s yours. No, wait, all the pieces are mine.


1 comment:

Ambulance Mommy said...

ahh yes, these are the rules in our house too!!! Who knew one 21 month old could be so possesive? :)