Add yourI’m a parent. I’ve had my child throw a temper tantrum in a store…. It is mortifying. I’ve had way too many times to count be told how if I did this, or do that better I’d be a better parent. Well, I’ve never claimed to be the perfect parent and neither can those who gave me the “perfect” advice. But anyway, read this blog post. It is wicked good. 🙂
To the fan I lost yesterday:
I don’t owe you an explanation, but I thought I’d offer one anyway. I do this more for your sake than mine. You see, maybe, as you later suggested, I was in a bad mood. Maybe I could have been a bit more polite about it. Maybe I’m more sensitive to it now that I have kids. Maybe I’m just sick of hearing these comments about parents. Maybe I know that my wife has to take the twins with her when she goes grocery shopping sometimes, so she could easily be on the receiving end of your sort of bullying. Maybe I took it personally.
Whatever the case, there I was, walking down the aisles of the grocery store looking for the ingredients for a new chili recipe I wanted to try. I heard the kid screaming from a distance; the whole store heard…
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