Dad’s a Hypocrite

Have you ever done “Do as I say (not as I do)?” How many times have parents heard their kids say, “It’s not fair!”  How many times have older kids called their parents, “Hypocrite?”  How many times were the kids right?

My older son called me a hypocrite the other day because I was making disturbing noises early one morning, while he and his brother were still sleeping.  Important noises like singing silly ditties to my dogs. It was not the least bit different from my asking my sons to stop their particular “disturbing noises” when I’m trying to concentrate on work at home.  My son was right. It was hypocritical, though a bit dramatic to label me a “Hypocrite.”

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