They've been sent to bed early with no dinner , Talk about payback .
Dodging social workers that have been called on them by the school coaching children that they are not supposed to be touched, yelled at, or disciplined in any way.
E-mailing thier friends trying to figure out how to get the almost-adults to actual adulthood without taking the stupid, dangerous chances they (the parents) did!
Being lazy. All I can think of.
Hiding from their kids.
Reliving the the teen years they missed out on rasing them!!
They've been asking that question for thousands of years.
I'm here although one of mine is 21 now.
Mom's at her house probably either missing my stepdad or fighting with him. Dad's out doing sprinklers as usual.
to the psychatrists office..
Mom's downstairs, on the computer, probably putting things on the calendar. It's her birthday today :) In an hour or so we're going out to dinner to celebrate. My dad is at the gym, working out. I'm so proud of him! He's the skinniest now he's ever been since I was born. He can actually run faster than me now :D
Point is, it's not all as bleak as it seems.