No one ever wants to be the parent of the kid shouting in the restaurant or running through the grocery store.
When your kid starts acting up — or not even acting up, just acting young — you start to tense up. Your eyes dart around the room, searching for another pair of eyes that are certainly rolling at your child’s antics. Your ears prick up, listening for someone muttering under their breath. You fear what other people are thinking, imagining it’s something like, “Lady, get a handle on your offspring.”