Sunday, March 25, 2018
Parenting is Simple—Any Child Can Operate One
DRF—To get a driver’s license, you pass the state test. To get a High School or College degree, you attend four years of classes. However, to become a parent, just wait nine months. Often the only exams that are used are pregnancy and ultra-sound.
Kids sense this lack of skilled preparation. They are born with skills to get their parents to do what they want. Kids innately possess abilities that range from tears to coy smiles, tantrums to angelic playtimes. Kids can “operate a parent” with amazing ease.
And now, I’m a grandparent. I’m “out of the pan and into the fire.” My granddaughter soon will be asking for my Amex card …