The phrases that mums are absolutely sick of hearing according to research

omg 29/11/2017
A recent survery of over 2000 mums has revealed the most common phrases mums are sick of hearing from friends, family and even strangers.
One of the researchers from, the website which conducted the study, noted that "words are a powerful weapon, and some of these phrases will seriously wound a mum's self-esteem."

"It's bad enough hearing nasty comments aimed at yourself but when its your child being attacked, it's a double hurt and can be devastating."

The 30 Phrases Mums Are Most Sick of Hearing

  1. He’s a bit of a handful isn’t he?
  2. I would never let my child eat sugar
  3. My little one slept 12 hours last night
  4. Breast is definitely best
  5. You spoil your child
  6. Don’t you feel bad going back to work?
  7. I had all the cleaning and cooking done by 9am this morning
  8. Giving a child an iPad is just lazy parenting
  9. Oh, are they not walking yet?
  10.  I wouldn't let my child watch that much TV
  11. You look tired, are the kids playing up?
  12. I wouldn't dream of giving my child a dummy
  13. Anything that starts with 'when my child was their age,.....'
  14. I think he’s just playing you up because you’re his mum
  15. My child will literally eat everything
  16. Oh, are they not talking yet?
  17. Oh, is she not sitting up yet?
  18. The teacher says my child is XX years ahead of his reading / writing age
  19. Oh, didn't your child get invited to their party
  20.  I could never miss a school trip with my child
  21. My child was dry at night well before the age of XX
  22.  My son wouldn’t struggle with the words in those book
  23.  My child always eats their fruit and vegetables without a fight
  24.  I can’t believe XX can count to 10 already
  25.  My child is already toilet trained
  26.  Well, he is very bright
  27.  You're very brave parenting that way ...
  28.  I couldn’t bring myself to buy a nativity costume, I’ll hand-make mine
  29.  I don’t hold my child like that
  30.  We always eat together as a family

Source: The Mirror