Posted by: Pam Sorooshian | February 4, 2009

What to Blog About #3

This will be my epitaph.

I think an epitaph is supposed to sing the praises of the deceased, but this is what I want written on my gravestone:

“Be nicer to your kids!”

People will probably take it as regret that I wasn’t nicer, but that’s okay with me if it gets any parents thinking about how to be nicer, themselves. I’d like to think that I could keep on helping kids have better lives, even after I’m dead and gone.

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  1. And they’re such nice, interesting, fun, smart kids! Who wouldn’t want to just hang out with them and talk? Maybe that’s a selfish reason for being nice to my kids but . . . oh well. . . 🙂

    Nance

  2. Here’s what about gravestones, though: People come along and read them years later, who don’t know you and can’t ask for clarification.

    Someone might read that and write a novel about a mother who wasn’t nice to her kids, and they killed her, and then they paid money for a rock that said “Be nicer to your kids!”

    Oh, wait! It would give people something to write about and they’d be nicer to their kids. Okay. Never mind. 🙂


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