One of the Ten Commandments of Parent/Teenager Relationships

Heist School Freshmen - Alan Gallauresi

"Parents are meant to have things hidden from them; that's way different from having lies told them everyday."

 

good thing we never had kids.  I would not have been comfortable with teenage interpretations of how to live with rules.

 

(Of course, I had my own methods of dealing with them during my own growing up years.)