Have you ever wondered why some parents and children share connections and friendships that lasts well past childhood and adolescents? Ever wonder why other families despite sharing a bond and loving one another would never consider their family members their friends? Have you ever thought about whether parents and children should be friends? Or whether a friendship between them could hinder the authority parents need to protect their children? Ultimately these are choices and values parents must decide on their own; but those of you pondering these types of questions may be interested in reading this entertaining blog post by Elephant Journal entitled "Why some Parents & their Children have Great Friendships"