We’ve all heard the saying, ‘if you want something done right, you’ve got to do it yourself’.
One woman recently learnt this lesson the hard way, after asking her husband to give her a helping hand.
After getting everything organised for the kids to go back to school at the end of summer, including putting name labels in all of the uniform, the mum-of-two delegated one remaining task to her hubby.
The “man child” as she calls him was asked to purchase some black shoes for their son to wear during P.E. lessons.
He later presented her with the shoes, but the mum was frustrated when she spotted his major shopping fail.
Instead of a pair of Plimsolls, her husband had bought a pair of girl’s black school shoes, with a flower on them.
While they’re very nice, they’re not exactly what their son needed for gym class.
To vent her disappointment, the mum took to Facebook to share a sweary rant about the situation – and fellow parents found it incredibly relatable.
Writing on her blog Sweary Mum to 2 and a Man-child she said: “Not even f***ing joking you. B starts school in two days. Two b*****ding days.
“I’ve organised his school uniform. I’ve organised those little name stickers that stick to f***ing everything. I’ve bought a school bag. I bought him a personalised water bottle. I bought him a gym kit bag. I got him his school shoes.
“And I say to man child… ‘Can you please order him the gym shoes please for school?’
“Because he can’t possibly f**k up black gym shoes can he…
“But it’s man-child… look what the f***ing t**t orders… and for anyone who doesn’t know… B is a boy!!!”
One said: “Aww doll this is a peach ….. brilliant. Never leave a man in charge of school stuff. Lesson learned.”
Another replied: “I honestly can’t cope. Tell me he at least lied and said they’d sent the wrong ones.”
A third wrote: “I can’t believe that you actually trusted Man-Child to get this right.”
“Absolutely crying with laughter,” posted someone else.
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