I suppose there’s a lot of truth to the mother’s words. Getting past that childhood message is tough. Parenting a child who possesses that adult attitude must also be a challenge 🙂

When you grow up...While a child

Honey, when you grow up I want you to be assertive, independent, and strong willed. But while you’re a kid, I want you to be passive, pliable, and obedient.

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