If you give a toddler a crayon know that at some point she may draw you a beautiful picture…on the freshly painted wall. Then she might drop said crayon into the heater so that come winter you wind up with a rainbow made of wax on your floor.
If you give a toddler a marker accept the fact that he will probably draw a mustache on the dog.
If you give a toddler Play-Doh you will find dried Play-Doh for months in places like your bed after that one big lapse in judgment.
If you give a toddler a cup of juice and tell him to be careful not to spill you have most certainly guaranteed that he will in fact spill it…everywhere.
If you give a toddler yogurt on a Monday and she loves every bit of it she will hate it when you try to give it to her on Friday.
If you give a toddler his own clothes to put on after breakfast you will still have a naked toddler at dinner.
If you give a toddler a time line you will most certainly be even later than you planned.
If you give a toddler free reign of the house you will most likely wind up with toilet paper all the way down your hallway leading to him in your bathroom having a party.
If you give a toddler a hug you will get a hug in return that makes you forget about all the other stuff until you try to bake cookies “with” your toddler the very next day.