Parenting Satire

Job Specifications for Position As Our Child

Just so we’re all clear on expectations

Gail Gauthier
Published in
3 min readAug 8, 2023


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The successful candidate for this position will:

Gaze at Mommy’s and Daddy’s faces for indefinite lengths of time while sucking on hands and making sounds. Attractive, quiet sounds, not the other kind. Stare lovingly only at Mommy and Daddy…