Please don't parent my child

Please don't parent my child

I was at a recent outing with my son where he became a bit unruly. You see, I have an almost threenager. In case you aren’t familiar with this term, it is a teenager trapped inside a three year olds body.

In other words, sometimes my kid can be a real dick.

He’s three going on 16. The mouth. The talking back. The stalling. The arguing. The need to be independent.


While at this particular outing, he was not listening and acting out. I was calmly trying to explain something to him and she stepped in.

There is one thing that bugs the piss out of me….someone else trying to parent my child WHILE I’m trying to parent him.

If you want to correct something he’s doing when he’s not in my presence, I’m all for it. Or if you catch him doing something bad before I do, please do. But when I’m trying to teach him something and you interrupt me.

Nope. Nope. And more nopes.

I get it. She was trying to “help”. But there’s a fine line between helping and being a nosey, know it all, bitch. Especially when I’m telling him one thing and she’s interrupting me and telling him another. You know to “explain it better” or “calm him down”.

Hey lady….mind your own shit.

Please don’t parent my child.

The last time I checked, I was his parent. And what I say goes. I don’t really care if you don’t like it or like the way I’m handling it.

Because…fuck off.

How do you feel about other people parenting your children?



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