No, Your Adult Kids Don’t Have to Talk to You Whenever You Want Them ToTracy Moore 12/06/15 2:30pm1.5K57EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkHaving kids is a lot of things—a joy, a challenge, a pain, a miracle, a tragedy. But one thing it isn’t? A lifelong guarantee of a deep friendship that warrants regular check-ins. Even when you pay for stuff. Sorry.