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What It’s Like Being A Parent: Part Six

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Last week, we described what parenting is like when kids have siblings. It’s basically like juggling angry kittens

Today, let’s chat about getting your kids home from the park, school or some other event. Any time you absolutely have to leave and get the kids in the car, it’s not a good time for your kids.

So, maybe you try to coax them. Nope. Threaten to punish them? Yeah, right. Negotiate? HA! Bribe them? Not usually workable. Instead, we opt for tantrum-carries or undercover snatch and grabs. To a layperson, it looks like you’re kidnapping your own child.

Here’s what it’s like…

In the end, the moral of the story is don’t bring kids anywhere unless you have 12 hours, a bribe, a promise of Disneyland visiting your house and the necessary foods and desserts to lure an entire army of small, angry children. Otherwise, you’ll be staying at the park or a birthday party or WHATEVER for days.

What It’s Like Being A Parent: Part One
Let’s start from the beginning. It’s a real treat.

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4 Comments

4 Responses to “What It’s Like Being A Parent: Part Six”

  1. Mimi says:

    So, they hair put a cow in their car, right? Why??

  2. Mimi says:

    Just. Just put a cow… Sigh.

  3. Just when I thought the only human shenanigans with cows was tippping them! Now we have to steal them too?!

  4. cat lady says:

    I am still trying to process what just happened in this video.

    But to be honest, it seems that getting a cow into a back seat of a car is waaaaaaaay easier than getting the kids to do the same.

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