Whom Should We Blame for the Unparenting Epidemic?

A few months ago, I was at the grocery store with two of my daughters. It was late afternoon, so a few families were also there with their children.

Two of these families made this a trip to the store we’ll never forget.

The entire time we were there, their children were running through the store, screaming, fighting, and getting after the items on the shelves, while their parents completely ignored them. I want to clarify that these two families were not together- at least not that I know of- as they didn’t acknowledge each other in any sort of way. Nonetheless, the other shoppers all had to continuously dart out of the way, unless they wanted to become casualties of this rowdy group of kids.  Continue reading “Whom Should We Blame for the Unparenting Epidemic?”