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"You think you hate me now, but just wait until I'm old and a burden to you."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, teen, teens, teenager, row, rows, rowing, teenage angst, teen angst, mom, moms, pensioner, pensioners, mum, mums, family life, family-life, motherhood, burden, burdens, financial burden, financial burdens, elderly parent, elderly parents, domestic, domestics, old age, old-age
"Of course, we got married in Italy in '59, so even though we have no symptoms our son in law thinks it's safest to cancel our annual family visit."
Tags:corona, coronavirus, corona virus, covid-19, flu, flus, virus, viruses, panic, panics, outbreak, outbreaks, epidemic, epidemics, pandemic, hysteria, mass hysteria, overreaction, overreactions, contagion, contagious, in laws, elderly parent, elderly parents, family, families, family visit, family visits, excuse, excuses
"We've changed our minds. We do want to be a burden to you."
Tags:parent, parents, elderly parents, elderly parent, in laws, in-laws, moving in, burden, burdens, cliche, cliches, caring for parents, caring for elderly parents, change of mind, change of heart, surprise, surprises, unpleasant surprise, unpleasant surprises, house guest, house guests, unwelcome guest, unwelcome guests
"Mother? You might want to rethink posting #Momswhoread."
Tags:mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, parent, parents, elderly parent, elderly parents, daughter, daughters, mother daughter relationship, social media, social media post, hashtag, hastagging, hashtag fails, hashtag fail, social media fail, social media fails, moms who read, misread, misunderstanding, misunderstand, easily misunderstood, alternative meanings
"Are you too old to remember all the advice you tried to give me when I was too young to care?"
"Here's the deal: we call the shots when your're young, you call the shots when we're old, and everything in between is a non-stop battle for control."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, raising kids, raising children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, teen, teens, teenager, adolescent, adolescence, raising teens, life with teens, life with teenagers, young adults, youth, adults, adult kids, old, elderly, old people, elderly people, elderly parent, elderly parents, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, age, ages, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old age, middle age, middle aged, middle-age, middle-aged, war, wars, warfare, battle, battles, control, power, power struggle, powers struggles, life
"How To Turn Stuff Off"
'Oh no! Mother's joined a mobility scooter gang.'
"You're moving in with us? We were going to move in with you."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, elderly parent, elderly parents, child, children, adult child, grown up child, grown up children, move, moving in, move in, modern families, flying the nest, flying the nest, care, caring responsibilities, living with parents, living with your parents, expectations, housing crisis, housing
Mom & Pop Grocerette
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"Terry had to put his mom in an aquarium."
Tags:fish, sealife, sea, seas, ocean, oceans, ocean life, adult child, parent, parents, elderly parent, elderly parents, mom, moms, mum, mum, mother, mothers, elderly mom, elderly moms, elderly mum, elderly mum, elderly mother, elderly mothers, nursing home, retirement, home nursing homes retirement homes, aging, old age, aquarium, aquariums
"Mom said Dad pulled a groin playing hockey. When will he realize he's not 60 anymore."
"Did you remember my mints?"
"Welcome to your new home, Dad."
"Don't worry - the Power of Dad still trumps the Power of Attorney."
"Since you're going shopping, I've made a little list of a few things I need. . ."
"Oh, you know, I have good days and bad days."
"And when it comes to looking after mum, Maureen's always happy to lend her support."
A woman has desk tray's labelled 'Mum' and 'Dad'.
"I've made a list of lists we need to make."
Tags:care, elderly parents, elderly parent, elderly care, family, senility, geriatric, geriatrics, alzheimer's disease, alzheimer's, alzheimers, organised, organize, organising, organizing, organisation, organization, lists, dementia, organise, list, responsibility, social work, community, old age, helping, pensioner, pensioners, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, oaps
"Do let me know if I'm getting in the way, won't you?"
"I love to see my 98 year old mum active...she does my housework."
"Sidney, your dad's on the phone!"
Tags:surreal, surrealness, telephone, telephones, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, communication, communications, call, calls, dad, dads, elderly parent, elderly parents, father, fathers, elderly, pensioner, pensioners, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, oaps, taking things literally, visual pun, visual puns, word game, word games