Last Updated on August 21, 2018

If I had a nickel for every time I heard one of my children say “it’s not fair” I’d be a wealthy woman.

How do I reply to my children when they complain, “It’s not fair”?

Philosophically, with some great wise answer?  No.

Spiritually, with great Biblical truth? No.

Something a little less brilliant than that.

Child:  “It’s not fair.”

Me:  “The fair is in October.”

Child:  Blank stare.

Me:  Eyebrows up, head nod.

End of discussion.


If you say it enough, they’ll give up.

{FYI – during the month October the proper reply would be, “The fair is in September.” Mom’s always have an answer!}

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  1. Is this about the Texas state fair?

  2. Life's not fair! We go over that reminder a lot 😉
    God bless,

  3. Stephanie says:

    I thought this was so funny! I am going to use it. Thanks!

  4. Julia DesCarpentrie says:

    HA! SO trying this. Like tomorrow, most likely within the first 30 min of the day I’ll be able to try it. Before I’ve even had my coffee. Love it, girl.