All criticism is an accusation that I’m a bad person. That’s why my son will sleep in the tool shed between the grill and the lawn mower the next time he questions my socks with sandals combo, thought Steve as he pulled the cuff of a white, Fruit of the Loom sock over ball ofContinue reading “Boomer Parenting #6”
“It’s understandable that I’m not able to manage my feelings, because parenting is stressful.” “However, my kids have no excuse for not managing their feelings, because kids don’t have to worry about responsibilities.” “Therefore, my reason dictates that children should be held to higher standards of emotional maturity that adults.”
Golf > Grandkids
“I paid $7,000 total for a masters degree from Top 20 university. My kids will pay $53,000 for a BA from a third tier state school.” “This is a good thing, because it will teach my kids the importance of hard work after graduation!”
“Why can’t my daughters be more fun and popular, like Katie Couric?”
“The virtues and talents of my children only exist if discussed by my friends during racquet ball”, thought James Miller, his eyelids suddenly heavy in the blue-gray glow of a cable news broadcast.