You feel proud when you observe her with grandparents and very young children.Unfortunately, her goodwill doesn't always extend to the middle-aged.14. Now she thinks he's very funny, and she still loves his pancakes.When they arrive in the mail, you're pleasantly surprised that they look chic and stylish on her. You ask if she has considered signing up for any of these activities. She rolls her eyes: "Trust me, Mom, nobody joins the chorus." You wonder who was on those buses outside the school last spring.7.For years, she couldn't wait to ride in the front seat.The problem is, sometimes she wants your opinion: on clothes, on a sticky situation with a friend, on whom she should write about for her project for Women's History Month.You will share a rewarding dialogue, but the next day, when you say, "Did you learn anything interesting about Susan B. " she'll look at you as if she has no idea what you're talking about.
You're charmed that this bear is still in the mix until you see all the laundry that's piled up in a corner of her room where you can't see it from the door. When you peek inside her closet, you worry she might be a hoarder. You wonder about smoking, drinking, drugs, raves, parties where the parents aren't home.When you ask her why, she says you're nicer when your friends are around. Unfortunately, this spirit of goodwill does not translate to in-person encounters.If you need her to unload the dishwasher/fold the laundry/take the meat out of the freezer, you send a text, even if the two of you are in the same room.13.she is not welcomed, neither by father nor by mother.At the age of five, when she should be going to school, she stays at home…Her friends are adorable, chatty, charming, funny, polite, responsible and kind.