Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Parenting 101



QUESTION 324

Are all 8 year olds full of
"I know everything" ?

Do I
a) Insist that she gets some humility, NOW.
b) Let go. Remember how good it was to feel like you really KNEW something.
c) Ask her what she thinks - she probably knows the answer anyway.
d) Lock her in a smallish yellow cage and send her into space, to return when she learns to treat her mother with the love, unconditional respect and tenderness she so obviously deserves.

3 comments:

sammie said...

oh dear! patience dear grasshopper patience. Miss Eight - you damn well behave yourself or i'll send my husband over to sort you right out....
xoxo
ps I think the cage....

Amanda said...

TO feel like I knew something would be nice, she looks soooo happy!!!!

misty said...

oh how beautiful they are....and HAPPY, HAPPY birthday dear one....I Hope it was a most wonderful day, filled with laughter and frosting. xoxo