Rules for dating my sister
Even though he became the favorite, inherited all the athletic ability and has had a life plan since he was in primary school, I am still besotted with my not-so-little brother.While he singlehandedly taught me that one could simultaneously love and hate someone, he also taught me responsibility, patience and the art of being bossy.My oldest daughters have officially entered into the dating age.I have dreaded this time, but knew that sooner or later it was coming.
My youngest daughters ages 8 and 10 have taken on the roll of making the rules and are happy to share them with any young man who comes knocking.
I have given them all kinds of advice and a long list of my expectations and rules regarding them dating.
I have often joked with them that any boy who takes them out is going to have to sign a contract understanding the rules before they take the first step out of the door.
Doing so has forced me to realize that this human, whom I used to push around in my doll's pram, is actually kind of a grownup.
Sure, he doesn't know how to use the washing machine, but he can vote — that still counts as grownup, right?