As single, childless women many of us made those damning comments, “My child will never do that,” “She needs to do something with him,” and “Somebody shut that baby up.” Being outsiders we didn’t understand the trials and frustrations that come with rearing children. Then that special day arrived and our worlds changed forever. Even better, we now get to experience many of the wonderful things to which we previously muttered “never.”
In the name of unconditional love, some mothers see their children through rose-colored lenses and misjudge the severity of their poor behavior. Often quick to justify or place the blame onto others, many mothers are the parents of that kid, the misbehaving child they once frowned upon.
Karma is well, um, you know.
Just in case you don’t know, here are a few signs your kid is that kid and some tips for turning the behavior around: