Should I be worried?
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Whether you have children now or perhaps want them in the future, you probably have a broad idea of how you’d like their lives to pan out. That lovely line ‘I just want them to be happy’ is a bit of a veil. I want my children to be happy, but I’d prefer it if they were happy in great jobs LOL!
When I was little I wanted to be a novelist, a ballet dancer, a gymnast and a pro tennis player (linked entirely to the fact that I wanted to cop off with the 17 year old Boris Becker).
So it kind of alarmed and tickled me at the same time that my 6 year old daughter announced last week that she wants to be a blogger! I think this is mostly related to the fact that I’m on the computer all the bloody time and never let my kids have a go. Anyway, whatever the reason, she’s into it and has a little blogging box she adds pages too all the time. And look, she’s even found a name. Pretty Stiletoes. I think it could catch on!
Incidentally, my oldest son, a very bright kid, wants to be …. a rapper. Oh sweet Jesus!
What do your kids want to be when they’re older? And more interestingly, does it bear any relation to what you want for them?! Let me know by writing below. Go on, be brave.