Don’t Use Your Kids As Your Emotional Outlet: Let Them Be Kids!

Susie’s mom was depressed again. Her dad’s bosses were upset at him, but  he wouldn’t smooth things over. He was standing on principle, he said. But meanwhile, where was the paycheck going to come from?As soon as Susie came home from school she could sense that her mom was itching to unload on her. So she took the lunchboxes away from her sisters and said to them, “let’s play dressup! Why don’t you both run and find all of my fun dresses and shoes and some of Mommy’s old makeup, and we’ll have a fashion show?” Her little sisters ran off, and she hoped they’d be gone for enough time that she could calm her mother down.As her mom prepared the after-school snack she started moaning about her dad. And little Susan listened, like she always did, hoping that spilling everything to Susie would stop her mom from worrying her little sisters. Click Link Below for More.

Source: Don’t Use Your Kids As Your Emotional Outlet: Let Them Be Kids!

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