“If That Was My Kid…”
Before you became a parent, you probably walked through a shopping centre happily shopping away, sat in a park quietly reading your book, swam in the town pool enjoying cooling down on a hot day … and so on. And then it came … the wailing. It started softly, and then it got louder and louder. And no, I’m not talking about a banshee (which is said to be the sound of impending death) – but it’s pretty close. A kid, having a tantrum.
And you would shake your head in disgust; or you’d turn and walk the other way embarrassed for the parent; you’d offer unwanted advice like “if that was MY kid I would smack his bum”… and so on.
As a parent, your child having a tantrum is certainly one of the most embarrassing things that can happen. We often cringe, sometimes we cry. We all know at some point – it’s going to happen. They might be 18 months old, or they might be 13 years old. They Read More>>>