Man of the House

When a woman is single and has a son, sometimes other people who live outside of the home often tell the son that he is the man of the house as a way of giving that male child some advice or directive in responsibility.  I never really thought much of this as I’ve heard it before and seen the scenario on TV… that was until I found myself single raising a young man alone in my house.  I then overheard the conversations from well-meaning relatives who instructed my tween that he was now the Man of the House.  Thanks, but no thanks. Continue reading Man of the House