Me: You are old enough! Go on your own.. why do you make me get up every five mins??!! This is the last time Im getting up! From tomorrow, do NOT call me!
Jay, quiet as he goes to the loo with me tagging along. I turn away then hear the water spray. Am in the bathroom in a flash.
Me: Do NOT spray water all over! Have I not told you to be careful??!!!! Call me! Do NOT do anything without me!!!
Small wonder kids stop taking what their parents say seriously pretty early on in life.