Parents & Kids: Can They Be Friends?

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What do you think? Can parents and kids be friends?

My own views on this subject have changed quite a bit over the years.

I recently shared about this shift at Intoxicated on Life. Here’s an excerpt:

Once upon a time, I would’ve said that I didn’t want to be my kids’ friend—at least not when they were still living under my roof.

You see, before I was a mom, I was a public school teacher, and that season of my life left a bad taste in my mouth toward permissive parents who were more concerned with being fun-loving, peer-like buddies than role models and authority figures.

Can you blame me? The entitled, disrespectful, self-centered children of those parents weren’t exactly a pleasant addition to my classroom.

But then I became a mom…

Read the rest here, just a click away!

Parents & Kids: Can They Be Friends?

 

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