“How Much Should I Tell My Kids About My Wild Youth?”
My latest article on ParentSociety.com is out. Want a little sample?
I know the day is coming, soon. I know as sure as Lindsay Lohan will end up in court again, the day is coming when my fear of full disclosure will be realized. The day when I get asked personal questions by my curious teenage boys that I, on the one hand do not want to lie about, but at the same time do not want to fully disclose either. And, in the interest of proper parenting – I mean, you have start some time, right – I must know how to handle the moment and I need help!
Let me explain. Getting married and becoming a first time Mom in my 30’s meant two things…
I will never be able to tell my kids half the things I did in the Bay Area in the 70s, and one of them is 22 years old. Did I mention this is killing me, because I have some really good stories?
I know what you mean! They are so fun to tell..but… So, for you it was “non-disclosure”, that is good to know!! Thanks for reading.
Well I did just finish a sci fi novel and the lead character is based a lot on my past life. I hope to get it published, and then slip it in the kid’s stockings at Christmas.