This will be all too familiar for the parents out there. You’re in the middle of something important. You’re out an about, not looking at your phone. Your entire family knows that you, for all intents and purposes, are unreachable. Yet, your phone still rings. You’re the go-to parent.
“Hey mum, can I go to my friend’s house?”
“Why don’t you ask dad, isn’t he there?”
Shannon joined Kirste and Dan this morning to share the common parent problem. Being to go-to parent might seem like a nice thing, but when you’re just trying to get things done and you’re the on-call consultant… It can get a little old.