LOL Val! Yep exactly. My kids always told their friends when I had "the look' it was time to chill out!
I am known as the Grouch! LOL
but the kids friends have always came to me for advice on how to talk about things with thier parents.
Sometimes 'd even go over and get he talk started. Always worked out nicely.
I am the same way at work too.. everyone is afraid of the boss.. not me!
I am straight forward and as he puts it I am brash and bold.
i keep nothing in.. secrets too! lOL
Boss says there are 3 forms of communication, Telefax, Telephone and Tell Victoria!
Well the sun may be coming out hopefully they can get moved today!! Cross fingers for me!!