Keep your hands to yourself. Don’t talk back. Always tell the truth. We live in a society where the rules for children are quite simple. Yet, do parents follow the same rules?
I always knew what type of mother I would be. I would be the mother who was firm. I would set boundaries. I would follow routine. And I would always tell the truth to my children. Fast forward seven years and I am the mother who, in frustration, screams across the school yard “Come back here right now, or Santa won’t be coming this year!”
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