I often wish I were less uptight, less anxious, more…cool
While I haven’t quite reached the cool parent zone, I’m working on it. My ADHD always seems to cool-block me, make me appear downright awkward and it shows. The whole ‘only have one shot in life, better make it the best you can‘, tends to make my performance anxiety rear it’s ugly head and the results can be funny. To every one of those cool parents anyway. I’ll keep on trying and I have hope that I’ll reach that goal someday. Like when Duck hits forty.
I found this article yesterday and wanted to share. I envy parents out there to which coolness seems to occur naturally. The gallery listed below is some of those people I aspire to be more like.
Cool Parents Usually Raise Cool Kids
There are parents and then there are cool parents. They’re a little more exciting, yet a little more relaxed. They have a youthful spirit that we usually don’t associate with parents — you won’t catch them wearing ““mom jeans” or sporting “dad sneakers.” Their kid’s friends want to be them when they grow up. The other parents secretly check out their Halloween costumes and boxed lunches and make mental notes. It’s hard to exactly describe what makes a parent cool, but we think these examples should give you a rough idea of what can qualify: a little edge, a ton of creativity and, of course, raising an even cooler kid.
Which parent do you want to be more like?