Wednesday, 14 April 2010

A Brief Glimpse At My Parenting Skills

The Eldest One was really getting on my nerves today - he can totally tell when I am in a tetchy mood and picks on me. Yeah yeah I know I'm the adult and he's the child but everything about him was grating on me.
So I said to him "Why can't you just be nicely behaved and, well, normal like the other six year olds we know?"
and he said "It's really hard being six"
and I replied "Well you should try being the parent of a six year old"
and he said "It's just a difficult age"
and I replied "Just wait til you're nearly 41 like me"
I'm not sure that he learnt anything and I'm not sure about my parenting skills but hey it put me in a better mood.

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