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.