Am I the only parent that cares how my kid.....treats others?...........tells the truth?...........talks to adults?...........does right or wrong? Right now it feels like it. I feel like I work so hard to impress these values on my children and others (I won't say who, but it's none of you!) do nothing to make sure their child is doing the right thing! I guess that's the problem with being here on earth. It is broken, and so are the people! I sometimes get so frustrated with the parents of my kid's friends.
Not that I'm perfect.. And then there is Kohl's. I was shopping there with my girls today. I was looking at something real quick and Lauren accidently pulled off the mannequin's hand. Don't tell me you didn't do that as a kid. Before I even noticed, (it wasn't even a minute) the saleslady said, "Can you please keep them from doing that!" I wanted to say, "No I'm sorry the eyes in the back of my head are not working today and I'm just a completely incompetent mother!" Never mind the fact that I'd spent the last twenty minutes keeping them in line very competently. Meanwhile, Lauren was traumatized because I got mad at them and told them, "When you do things like that, the salespeople yell at me!" Lauren told me she never wants to be in a store with a mannequin again!
I think these are the experiences are the kind that make me a "type A" personality! Pray for me! My personality needs it!
Can anyone relate?
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