I Think Children Should Have Strict Bounderies

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    How else could the know what is acceptable

    behavior and what not? They need boundaries but more important they need to be enforced. Not only for their own safety but also for the safety and comfort of others. That is how society works.
    forevergeek forevergeek
    31-35, M
    Oct 17, 2015

    There is a lot more to disciplining kids

    than just spanking them when they screw up, although that is a very necessary part. Another is not spoiling them. When I was little, I knew that if I got a big present, like the bicycle my parents got me for my 7th birthday, I better take good care of it, because if I didn't I...
    pagandad pagandad
    66-70, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    this happened while trick

    or treating last night. my newphews are excitable, just like every 5 and 9 year old should be. unfortunately, this immature behavior has a tendency for the two of them to forget rules. I was standing in the street to make sure the cars see me and the kids. also, I need to...
    lifelifeishard lifelifeishard
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Nov 1, 2015

    I see so many children

    where the parents just don't care. Like in the supermarket letting them run through the aisles or touching everything. Using loud voices outside or arguing with their parents. I raise my daughters in a different way
    ClaudiaMa ClaudiaMa
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Mar 20

    The rules were clear in our house.

    1. I will obey my parents or any person my parents place in authority over me. I will do what I am told to do when I am told to do it, cheerfully, and to the best of my ability. That also means when I am told not to do something, I will not do it. 2. I will not lie 3. I will...
    pagandad pagandad
    66-70, M
    Aug 11, 2015

    I Didnt

    it really is true that children will push as far as they can,just to test the water,to see what they can get away withi never had many rules,its not that my parents were lazy or didnt care,i guess its what they learnt from there parentsbut i cud paly out till 10pm in the park,i...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2011
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