There are two types of parents: those who at one point or another have really fought the urge to do some serious spanking and those who lie about having the urge to spank.
Do control the urge, spanking doesn’t work, but don’t feel guilty for thinking about it
Trying to maintain a clean house with a couple of kids is like trying to fight a full-grown Hippo with toothpicks. Not only you can’t win, you cannot even imagine it in your wildest dreams. Stressing over it will only accelerate your hair loss (exhibit A: you cannot see it but I am pointing at my head).
Kids and I were singing “O’ Canada”. We stopped and Ayaan kept singing: “O, Candyland”. The boy has his priorities straight.