"I don't care who started it."
"No, I don't want to hear any more tattling. You just worry about YOUR behavior and let ME worry about HIS."
"You can tell me what he's doing if he's bleeding or on fire."
"What is it now? Did I carve it in stone? No? Then find something else to do or I'LL find something. Listen, I need to get some WORK DONE today, and I CAN'T if you keep BOTHERING me."
"I am truly glad when you take into account what I might or might not condone, but it doesn't matter one half of one rat's buttular region what YOU condone---or, even less important, MIGHT APPEAR TO condone. Are you the parent here? No. So are you in charge? No."
"I SAID NO MORE TATTLING!!! That's it, go clean your room!"
Life-improving products, part 4 - (Continued from part 1, part 2, and part 3.) Stearns Youth Life Vest (photo from Amazon.com). I’d been too scared to take the kids to any body of water oth...