As the girls have gotten older, they’ve started to think about dating. It’s pretty loud and crazy in our house and I’ll admit, they aren’t always “ladylike”. That being said, they started coming up with a list of what not to do on a first date. Keep in mind, that all of these are on here because someone in our house did it! It started as what not to eat, but keeps expanding to other things. I’ll keep adding to the list as they do more messy things! Let me know what you think – and if you have any other ones…I want them to be ready, I think 🙂

  1. Don’t eat sushi – to properly eat it, you have to shove the whole thing in your mouth. And that’s not attractive! It’s hard to eat with a fork if you don’t know how to use chopsticks, so that leaves your hands, which is not pretty!
  2. Don’t eat pasta – sucking the noodles up and the sauce going everywhere, not a good combination.
  3. Don’t eat soup – you always end up slurping it.
  4. Don’t sit like a boy – keep your legs crossed like a lady.
  5. Don’t burp – really that should be a given, but…
  6. Don’t let the penny between your knees fall. Yeah, I always rolled my eyes at my parents on that one (Sorry, Mom & Dad!), but now since I have girls it’s a totally different story!
  7. Don’t talk about bodily functions of any kind.
  8. Don’t talk about periods, hormones or anything having to do with that time of the month.
  9. Don’t talk about sex (if you haven’t figured it out yet, we have some really crazy supper conversations!)
  10. Don’t laugh so hard you fall off your chair.
  11. Don’t lick food you drop off the table.
  12. Don’t lick your plate clean.
  13. Don’t use your clothes as a napkin.
  14. Don’t push food onto the floor – not everywhere has a dog hanging out ready to eat it.
  15. Don’t send weird text pictures before a blind date.
  16. Don’t give out too much information before a blind date.  Do you really want us to not show up based on something that should not have been discussed yet?