Drawing on my iPad with crayons? Yeah, umm, I’m not sure I like that. Maybe you could stop? Please?
I’m not sure if this is a dadhack or just a theory, but that’s never stopped us before, so here we go. This came out of a conversation with friends, when our similarly aged daughters met – and clashed. Big time. My darling angel sweetness was entirely without blame, whereas our friends’ daughter should have been sectioned on the spot. There was shoving, shouting and the kind of behaviour that should have seen Home Office ankle bracelets slapped on all concerned. That is how I remember it, and aint nobody telling me different. Anyway, it became apparent, later, over wine, that we had very different approaches to the use of ‘red lines’ in parenthood. [Read more…]