Mommy Blues: My Kid Hurt My Feelings

Sooo, my son hurt my feelings. No, he didn't point out I have some pounds to lose or tell me that I embarrassed him. He didn't call me a mean name or bust out the "I wish you weren't my mom." I'm prepared for him to drop some of these ugly, low-blow kidisms eventually, because sooner or later every kid tries one or two out for size. They know these nasty little remarks are powerful enough to make a parent want to hide under a rock and cry for their mommies. And, of course, they're not sincere, but just meant to cut you to the quick and stop you in your tracks. I know all of these … [Read more...]