“Good, I’m going to my room to study,” Molly answered tersely.
“Hold on, hold on. You need to sit down for a minute so we can have a talk,” said Mrs. Ryan. Molly obeyed her mother and sat down at the table with a slight attitude.
“What do you want, Mom? I don’t have time to talk,” Molly said.
“You know how proud I am of you for all your hard work and effort you put into your school work, but I think it’s getting out of hand. I have had a couple calls from your teachers, and they even noticed something is going on,” Mrs. Ryan began.
“What are you talking about, Mom? I’m perfectly fine, I can’t believe you’re telling me to slack off. What kind of parent are you?” replied Molly.
“Sweetie, you aren’t understanding what I’m saying,” Mrs. Ryan said calmly.
“No, I understand exactly; you want me to stop doing homework and studying. Mom, I’m not like most kids; I want to do well in school. I enjoy it!” said Molly frustrated.
“That is incorrect; you know that I want you to do well in school, but that shouldn’t be what your world revolves around. There’s so much more to high school than grades. It is a time to meet new people, learn to overcome