Refreshing angle on worried parenthood
From time to time I do wonder just how people cope being parents. It seems that even looking after cats comes with way more worry and grief than seems reasonable.
The following post paints a more heartening picture, albeit one still slightly fraught:
I am much more scared of agendas than I am four-letter words. Fucks and shits and damns aren’t going to brainwash my daughter, although they might make her unpopular with the other mothers at playgroup. It will be much easier to undo the fucks and shits (“How about we say something else in front of Grandmommie?”), but much harder to undo ideas
Full post: http://www.dooce.com/archives/daily/05_19_2004.html