13/04/2012 13:11 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

The Last Straw With Kids

As every parent of an under-12 knows, you can cope with all the stresses of parenthood, even when disasters are piling up like tin cans at the bottom of the recycling box - until, quite suddenly, something simple happens that reduces you to tears (or makes you white-hot with fury).

What are the 10 flashpoints that can make you lose your cool?