Boomer Parenting #23

The consensus of my children is that I’ve held them to high standards while offering little feedback. Apparently, they wish I’d been warmer and less quick to minimize their opinions. In related news, the consensus among my new water ski instructor and I is that my children are high-maintenance pests. So, fire up the boat,Continue reading “Boomer Parenting #23”

Boomer Parenting # 22

To hell with boys will be boys. Discipline your kids as if you yourself were never a kid. Respond to the cheerful mischief of childhood with befuddled indignation. Laughing and frolicking is for ne’er do wells, not the children of respectable parents. Call horseplay what it really is, an omen of adolescent violence. If youContinue reading “Boomer Parenting # 22”

Boomer Parenting #21

“We finally bought our dream house. It was not cheap; Sacrifices were made.” “For example, instead of a traditional inheritance, I will bequeath my son with my library of autobiographies written by famous athletes.” “And for my daughter – she’s always loved the holidays – so we’re leaving her with all of the Christmas, HalloweenContinue reading “Boomer Parenting #21”

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