Photo: Jay and Janet Thompson were nominated by their 14-year-old son, Eric, as Parents of the Year.
This was a sweet article. However, you know they are going to repeatedly remind him of this moment in a few short years...
Son: I don't know why you won't trust me! This is not fair! I hate you!
Parents: That's not what you said in 2005...
Son: Well, you MADE me do it so you could get more donations for your crummy youth center!*
[The above dialogue is completely fictional. I made it up. I also don't think the youth center is crummy. Please don't sue me.]
*See Editor's Note.