I know I’m an annoying mother. It is perhaps because I’m an annoying mother that I can write this post; it’s a “takes one to know one” sort of thing.
I don’t know that any of us can escape the clenches of annoying parentisms. We all fall victim to some degree. But that’s just it — it’s a matter of degree. The degree of parental annoyance is inversely proportional to the amount of time others want to spend with you…[read more]