OMG OMG OMG. I'm on Rants from Mommyland again today! And I'm writing about cool moms that are BFFs with their kids. I look forward to being BFFs with my daughters in twenty years. But right now, they just need a mom. Because I am totally not cool and also totally okay with that. Also? I mention a disturbing handy product called "Backtacular" that covers your rear cleavage.
Stop it. You do not need to be your child's BFF. Your child already has friends. If she doesn't, then drag her away from the Wii and take her to a playground or something. There are kids there. See? Now she has friends.
While you're there, see if there's any moms around. Notice which ones are making an effort to semi-control their kids. They are not cool. And they're okay with that.
Don't worry, it's not too late. You and your daughter are not doomed to be nonfamous versions of Dina and Lindsay Lohan. You just need to buck up and start acting like a mom. Here are some tips: