Jeckyll and Hyde is pretty accurate. I have my ups and downs. June Cleaver/Roseanne Barr is another one that would be perfect for me. If you ask my kids, they would probably say something nice, which I try to be, but I have my dark side.
I can tell you with confidence that after 11 years of raising both girls and a boy, girls are a hundred times easier. They’re just safer. They don’t endanger their lives. I don’t have to worry about what they’re breaking. He’s crazy. The girls color and read. They fight sometimes, but I don’t care about that. I just want them to live.
Yes, we are pretty strict on it. I’m just not a huge fan. I would prefer not only that I don’t expose my children to that, I want my husband and I to choose different words in conversation, even when we’re angry. Does that mean that I never use inappropriate language? No. Does that mean my kids have never heard those words? No.