When the kids have all grown up, married off and moved out, Mom and Dad become ’empty nesters’ and this situation doesn’t bode well for some. Mothers spend their days tearing up, reminiscing about old times when they had mouths to feed and upstanding citizens to form. Flicking through old photo albums, digging out boxes of baby clothes, pretty quickly they start becoming clucky for the process to start again. These mothers are famous for pressuring their adult children (especially their daughters) to deliver them a fix to their lonely hearts – their first grandchildren.
Dads on the other hand, well they’re pretty satisfied with the house quieting down and the free time ramping up. This is where golf, fly fishing and hobby boat building start to flourish. So when news breaks that the first grandchild is on the way, this just means less of that hard earned free time will be for papa now.
This daughter decided to secretly record the reaction of her parents when they find out about the first grandchild on the way. The difference between the two is like chalk and cheese. Until the end, that is…
What do you think? Was he jumping for joy? Or cursing this cruel cruel world? 🙂