For the past two weekends my lovely niece Mila has visited.
I was thinking that in a way parenting becomes less demanding when they become teens but then I am not so sure.
Mila is still at the age where she wants to help but the help is not always so helpful. So while I still have to help her with a lot of stuff and watch over her, I am not sure how much more work it really is compared to living with a teenager.
This is what getting Jess to do her chores is like. Please excuse the artwork I am no artist: