The tooth fairy forgot to visit on a regular basis.
I still have my school reports, not convinced I could put my hand to theirs.
I talk to their friends (big sin, big,big sin)
I did not take the day off work to accompany either child to get A' level or GCSE results.
I cheat at Jenga.
I have been known to sing (and horror of horrors dance)in publicWhen they were young I used to sleep with my fingers in my ears - allegedly. (I am sure the picture above was photo shopped)
And do you know ? Despite this benign neglect, (not once did I congratulate them for breathing, walking or even using a knife and fork) they have turned into jolly nice people.