Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Anyone ever hear those words when they were a kid? Thankfully, my parents weren’t like that but I did hear “Stop crying or I’ll give you something to cry about!” Yeah, we used to get spankings back then. I never did understand that though. I mean, you’ve already thrashed me with a belt or a fly flap (fly swatter to you non-southern folks) and I’m crying my cute little eyes out, and now you’re gonna spank me again to make me stop? I wondered if all parents were crazy like mine. Now that I’m an adult, I know that it’s really the kids that are crazy. Us parents have it going on! Well…sorta.

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