I've been wondering lately if I might be fluent in Swahili. Despite lackluster grades in high school French, two less-than-stellar semesters of college German and a four-word Spanish vocabulary, I have the feeling when I'm asking my son to do something that I'm speaking a foreign language.
I can't remember struggling to communicate before I became a parent, but it now happens all the time. It's starting to make me a little nutty.
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