As dads we think we know what our kids are up to – we were kids once we think and have lived through it and are smarter than our kids. Sometimes that is true – other times left field does not come close to describing where our kids are coming from. This set of tweets shows a good cross section of both.
While most dads are not stalking their kids, the stuff they post is generally a good reflection of their behavior which parents can read. Dad must have contributed to the attitude and approach to life. Sharing a beer seems appropriate.
What I am wondering is how many semesters it took dad to get his degree, or if he even has one. His daughter looks like she is on the 6 year plan.
The grounding and no makeup route is a little late dad. There is no way you can put this one back in the bottle.
This dad has the right idea. You may be old enough to drink but that is only the start of a different kind of worry for your dad. When you were little it was easier – now the fear of having to become Liam Neeson in Taken is what we live with.
The lucky dads are the ones who get through. We are not looking to be killjoys, but we have been through the mill and want to help our kids avoid some of the pitfalls.
This one I love – we get a chance to sit back and watch our kids face the same problems. It is the sweetest revenge – I can’t wait to have grandkids so can give them all sorts of ideas!