Thursday, September 25, 2008

When the thing you fear most happens.....

OK, see. I was right. My 16-year-old son got in a car accident yesterday. I'm locking him in his room never to see the light of day again. I mean, OK, everyone is alright, the car is banged up, the other girl went to the Dr but seems OK. But seriously, he's done ever leaving the house again.

Who thought this mindful parenting thing was a good idea?

He is a good kid though. And probably deserves a moment of two of imperfection in his life. I'll think about it later. Maybe. I guess he did figure out how to take the bus to the Community College today. So he may be allowed out. For meals. Eventually.

That's the problem with all of us UU parents. Damn compassion and reason. Grr.

3 comments:

ms. kitty said...

I've always bemoaned how it is that we UU parents raise our kids to think for themselves and THEN THEY GO AND DO IT! I don't know what happened with your son, but I wish you all patience dealing with it!

Kari said...

Oh lol! Yes, they do go and do it. All will be well, I'm sure. Thanks Kit!

Kelly KH said...

I'm glad that he is OK! Hang in there!