OUR child is absolutely perfect!
April 11, 2021
Some years, and quite a few Coffeetime Columns ago, we wrote an article called Hellion Alert. It was about Andy recounting a true incident of eating lunch in a restaurant where a small, undisciplined child was wreaking havoc while the mother ignored it all.
When the article was published in the newspapers, a few readers took exception to Andy’s opinion of the lax parenting that allowed this toddler to act out. These readers felt that he had harshly judged the mother and her child, who ‘most likely suffers from autism or was just having a bad day.’ But he stood on the fact that as a lo...