Please don’t compare my child to yours
Don’t turn us into milestone whoresDon’t tell me what mine should do
When she should sleep, eat and poo.
It’s great to hear how proud you are
Of your own special little star
But children grow in their own way
Getting stronger every single day
Each child is so wonderfully unique
Yet they all learn to eat, pee and to speak
Safe and secure in the love we give
They all will work out how best to live
So stop your incessant drone
And just leave us the fuck alone
P.S. I'm not a poet, and yes, I know it.