It seems every time I turn around someone is trying to convince me that my kids are growing up and are going to be corrupted by the world. I chose not to believe this. Don't get me wrong I am well aware of the realities I just CHOSE not to embrace them.
I have had the birth control, drinking and drugs talk more than once. In fact when the kids were little there was a television commercial that said "talk to you kids about drugs". Each time it ran I would yell for the kids to come here and I would say "kids don't do drugs, they said on t.v. that we should talk about it". They would roll their eyes and walk away. After a while when I was watching t.v.and would yell for them they would just yell back "We know Mom, don't do drugs, we get it". See I did my job.
But now that they are heading out into the real world I have chosen to purchase a home in the great state of Denial. It is a tranquil place where all moms would love to live. In Denial, all your kids are virgins with 4.0 GPAs. I have purchased a charming cottage and I am going to reside there for as long as possible.
Several people have tried to discourage me from relocating. I say if they want to live in the land of unprotected sex and academic probation, let them be. When it becomes too much just come on over to Denial where I will be waiting on the porch with a shot of Vodka and a change of address card.