Comedian of Momtourage and Tommee Tippee spokeswoman Sherry Davey asked: "Has your little Michelangelo drawn his/her first masterpiece on your living room walls yet? If not in the living room, where?"
When I read this on Tommee Tippee's Facebook page I was thinking with a snicker; oh yes...yes indeed!
Visions of Charlies masterpieces came back of his artwork all over the apartment and the sweet memory of me having to scrub them away flooded back and my snickering turned to growls.
His masterpieces have been on the wall, the recliner, the cupboards, the hallway doors and of course his face which leads me to this...NEVER EVER buy Dollar Store crayons or their "washable" markers.
Being a first time mom, I have learned the hard way so let me tell you because NO ONE TOLD ME!
NEVER EVER buy Dollar Store crayons or their "washable" markers.
I have spent what felt like hours scrubbing away at the walls because I of all moms(what kind of shopping guru am I?) cheaped out and bought Dollar store crayons/markers and I have paid the added price in labour cleaning the walls.
I even pulled out the scouring pad made of steel wool to scrub those damn walls down because of my budding artist and then I had to give them another wipe with my eco All Purpose cleaner (Merci Bon Ami you are my true Ami!)
So new moms out there and even the veteran moms in case you have forgotten, I repeat NEVER EVER buy cheap crayons and their washable markers.
You will spend "quality" time cleaning them off the walls, your clothes and your toddlers clothes will be stained, believe me it's not worth it!
All I had to do was buy Crayola!
Now I ask you:
Where has your little artist left his/her mark?