Ears Open, Mouth Closed
October 11, 2018
There comes a time in the life of every parent when their progeny will say in so many words, "You're not the boss of me." And while they may have made similar proclamations over the years, this time they'll be right.
Congratulations. You've reached that transitional time when your children have become adults and you've become irrelevant, or at least that's how it feels for a while.
My mother raised ten children. She had a lot of practice maneuvering this stage of parenting. And I've never seen anyone do it as gracefully as she did. I have only one child to practice on, so I've tried to...