Mean parents never allow candy or sweets
to take the place of a well balanced meal.
Mean parents insist on knowing where their
children are at all times, who their friends are
and what they do.
Mean parents break the child labor law
by making their children work. . .
washing dishes, making beds, learning
to cook and doing other chores.
Mean parents make life miserable for their offspring
by insisting that they always tell the truth.
Mean parents produce teenagers
who are wiser and more sensible.
Mean parents can smile with secret delight
and pride when they hear their own
grandchildren call their parents "mean."
What the world needs now are more "Mean Parents."