• Why I Don't Want My Kids To Be ‘Too Nice'

    7 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    We call it her asshole face. This is where my eight-year-old, Norah, tilts her head to the side, makes eye contact, and draws her lips to a straight line. Then she does whatever I just told her not too. I tell her not to go to bed, and she gives me the asshole face - and keeps watching TV.
    A few days ago, we were at my son's soccer game game. I told Norah to please take her younger sister to the playground and Norah turned, gave her the asshole face, and kept walking, her younger sister still at my side.
    Every time she gives me the asshole face, I tell her to cut the crap. “Don't look at...
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