OMG I'm becoming my parents: when it's not a bad thing #Families May 21 2013 | Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin Raise your hands if you've ever said something and then realized *gasp* I sound just like my [parental unit]! I definitely hear the ghost of my mother when I'm scolding my dogs. And that guy I married calls me my father's name sometimes when I get argumentative. But you know what? My dogs snap to attention when I use my "mama voice." And my dad was a kick-ass lawyer, so I feel proud when my husband says I sound like him when I argue. Are there ways in which you resemble your parents… and that's actually a good thing? Get into the conversation over on Offbeat Families. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS How to buy a car using data part III: The cheap-ass car version NEXT My 5 ideas for non-baby themed nurseries Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.