7 Ways I Plan to Embarrass My Kids when They're Teenagers

Photo by: Cody Coombs
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I never thought it would happen, but I've become hooked on social media. Kids these days are growing up with social media and Addie and Vivi will one day have ... more 
Photo by: Cody Coombs
Social Media
I never thought it would happen, but I've become hooked on social media. Kids these days are growing up with social media and Addie and Vivi will one day have Facebook accounts, Twitter accounts, and Instagram accounts. There's no way I'm not going to be one of their followers/friends on those social media platforms and you better believe I'm going to be the annoying father who makes weird and slightly off topic comments on their posts/pictures.
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Thu, Oct 3, 2013 12:15 PM EDT

Parents embarrassing their kids is almost like a rite of passage for the child, and the parent doesn't even have to plan the embarrassment - it just comes naturally. A dad in Utah recently had a different plan when it came to embarrassing his children. When his daughter wanted to wear shorts he thought were too short he decided to go out on a family outing dressed in way too short shorts as a way of embarrassing his daughter and teaching her how other people view her while she wears her short shorts. I loved that story because it's something I would do if I had the same problem. I'm not ashamed to admit that I fully plan to embarrass my children when they are teenagers. Some of those embarrassing moments will be planned and some of them will naturally occur due to my just being their parent. Here are 7 ways I plan to embarrass my children when they're teenagers. -By Cody Coombs

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