• I Don't Want An Empty Nest

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Growing up, there was always this dumb joke amongst adults about breaking their kids' plate on the table and kicking them out when they were 18. My parents and their friends used to laugh just as hard about it at each dinner party. It didn't matter that they'd been saying the exact thing my entire childhood. They thought it was a riot.
    Meanwhile, I remember thinking how stupid it was to break a plate as I looked over at my siblings who didn't seem to be fazed by this notion that as soon as they were 18, they'd be kicked to the curb.
    Obviously, it was a joke and meant to be funny. And no...
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