Sassy talking children and me just don’t mix. Hearing little mouths with bad attitude has always sat wrong with me. The tone of disrespect is like nails on a chalkboard. It’s just WRONG! As a young mother, I vowed to never have a sassy mouth in my home. Imagine my surprise when 4 years ago one was born into my family. Shock and disillusionment followed. How could I, the mother of 3 boys who I taught diligently to watch their tongues, now be harangued by a sassy, princess child?
The sass and attitude snuck up on me. It blind-sided me. Me, the momma, who promised to always have respectful children, now had a girl-child who thought she was the queen mother…..
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