Things I, Your Helicopter Parent, Will Not Let You Do Because They Could Be Harmful to You and Make Me Look Bad

Debbie Lynn Miller
Frazzled
Published in
3 min readSep 30, 2021

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....Photo by Andrew Palmer on Unsplash

This is your mother speaking. Since my job is to protect you from life’s vagaries and always appear to be a competent parent, do NOT do ANY of the following under ANY circumstances:

. . . jump in a mud puddle or play in the mud, even though it’s purported to contain microbes…

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Debbie Lynn Miller
Frazzled

Debbie's been published in The Belladonna Comedy, Frazzled, The Haven, The Stop Gap, Greener Pastures, & The Syndrome Magazine. She once dated a zombie.