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“Why can’t they be like we were, perfect in every way, what’s the matter with kids today…” ends the (1960) song. I don’t know about you, Grandma, but I’d bet that the better part of us were a far cry from “perfect in every way.”

Thanks for sending your thoughts along. Maybe some young “impatient” moms will take a cue from your letter and rethink their parenting techniques. You never know… In the meanwhile, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor — and resist the temptation to take on the role of meddling shvigger.

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