Ahhhh, parenting a teenager. It’s everything I thought it would be and more! You know the dream. Those commercials we all grew up with. Mom and her teenage daughter talking bonding, laughing. Wait – those were those weird “Mom, sometimes I don’t feel so fresh“. Well, that’s kind of how raising a teenager is. Cringy, never know what you are going to get, Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde? The hormones. Lord the hormones!!! I think I’m even in trouble for breathing today. Why? Because the sun is shining.
Those of you who have teenage daughters know what I’m talking about. You just sit back and hope that her head doesn’t start spinning around like Regan from The Exorcist! And if you speak when they don’t want you to? You are in trouble now!
My mom tells me that it will get better around the early 20s. I don’t know if I am going to make it until then. I think I have aged 20 years in the past 3. I’m going to be 150 by the time 20 years old rolls around!
There was a video floating around Facebook recently that basically said that the universe makes teens angsty which helps us let them leave the nest. Well…………..