I consider myself fortunate to have well-behaved kids – generally speaking. I mean, they’re still kids who do annoying kid things, but overall they’re good kids with hearts of gold.
But that’s not to say we don’t have behavioral issues in mixed company.
About a week ago, BooBoo and I were visiting with a girlfriend and her 5-year-old son at an outdoor mall. The boys naturally wanted to play so my girlfriend and I established generous physical parameters and a few simple rules. Within minutes, BooBoo began testing the physical boundaries and rules of play while running through hoards of unsuspecting families who are just there to enjoy a nice summer day. Um, please excuse my kid while he mows over your grandma and new walking toddler…[read more]