One day you will wish you could go to bed at 8:30, so don’t fight me when I try and make you sleep.
No matter how prepared you think you are, you are not.
7. You have inside jokes between you and your friend’s parents that not even your friend is privy to.
At a distance, I’ve always been fascinated by motherhood.
But don’t worry – your parents will assure you time and time again that it’s not your fault, it’s never the kids fault. They don’t get it though. We aren’t afraid that we’re the reason you fell apart, we’re afraid because we weren’t enough to keep you together.
Work on yourself first.
There is going to come a time when your parents are unable to look after themselves, and you will be faced with the tough decision of whether or not to put them into a nursing home, or care for them yourself.
When I was a kid, I wanted to take my doll outside. My mother told me I couldn’t because it would be ruined if I left it there overnight.
“He said she hits him when she is mad. Nobody’s kid deserves this.”
People will judge you for everything you do.