Yes, it is correct.( My BA is also in English and History,before I studied for a second degree and got my RN and Bachelor of Science of Nursing ) Actually, it is a stylistic choice; with or without the commas, the sentence is grammatically sound, but the commas would cut the confusion over whom was being addressed, the parent or the child. Now this has got to be the silliest thread, but as
I am a contributor, so be it !
Posted on May 7, 2008, 4:29 PM from IP address 184.108.40.206