Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Think Parents Should Watch Their Kids

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 121 People

    Things Can Get Bad If Not

    so we went to a house before leaving but i stayed in the car. and there were 5 kids i think in the street. no cars there but the  kids were umm running, one was holding a red rope and at first i saw him putting it around him at the neck and then he just put it around one...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 17 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Earth To Parents.. Small Children Don't Belong Out Playing On The Road

    I live not far from our town's city hall and the road I live on gets its fair share of traffic. It's not a super busy road, but it does get plenty of traffic nonetheless. A couple of blocks down the street lives two families with young children. And sometimes, they'll let their...
    Tsirian527 Tsirian527 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Seen And Not Heard

    The time's sure have changed and the people with it and I cant say for the better either. When I grew up there was a saying, Children should be seen and not heard. Now that is not meant in a bad way toward's children it's just that we had rule's we knew not to break. We were...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 4 Responses Dec 10, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Left In The Car When I Was Young

    My parents thought our family car was a baby sitter . i dont know why they would leave us in the car while they would go to the laudry mat , to wash clothes . my dad would say if we were good he would bring us a pop and crackers . wow . they didnt think about the...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Mothers Way Of Watching Us

    we would be made to stay in the car while they shoppedmom when dad was off to work would lock us out side didnt matter if it washot or cold day or night time she just wanted us out of her hairdidnt matter if we was hungery she didnt feed us. she would lock us in our bedroomwe...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Not Your Personal Babysitter

    I used to work at a fancy-schmancy perfume boutique that was primarily made up of glass tables, glass counters, and glass bottles of very expensive fragrance. It was NOT a place for children to be running around unattended, yet that would happen nearly every day. It would amaze...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Kids Sledding Down The Street At Night.

    A few nights ago I almost ran over a couple of kids who were sledding down a main road in a residential neighborhood. Normally, I look out for this type of thing since I know that kids like to do this after it snows, but it was like 11:00pm and pitch black (no moon or street...
    lmori lmori 36-40 1 Response Mar 25, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Omg I work in a retail store

    and there are these people that just let their kids go run around the store making messes.. I just want to slap those people.
    missmisti missmisti 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Watch "big hero six" with kids today, Love it!
    Ami6 Ami6 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm only 17. I live with my parents, I love them, I try to help around the house. It's hard for me because I'm depressed and they always complain that I don't do anything to help...
    Daphnaia Daphnaia 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Junecc11 Junecc11 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a 19 year old girl. My parents are pretty serious about education, I knew that from a very young age. So I worked hard and I excelled in academics. But I didn't do it because I...
    z296 z296 18-21, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It shouldn't hurt to be a child, yet most abuse cases, are from parents. You would never think that someone who is suppose to Love and protect you, to hurt you, yet it is happenin...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Overtake→ A boy with his parents was travelling in their car. Father was driving and son was sitting in the back. Dad was driving this car very carefully because it was quite...
    wintersecret wintersecret 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just got back from a service trip, and I think it completely changed my view on many things. I live in a wealthy town, and I hate to say it, but I was pretty materialistic even...
    sullygirl611 sullygirl611 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've lived in a lot of different places now, and everywhere I go I have certain activities I seek: downtown areas, museums, cafes, parks, theatre, and unique attractions. I've...
    katappi katappi 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I used to think that I had social anxiety because I thought to myself everyone thinks I'm weird. Then I just realized I just have a really accurate intuition about others...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    17 years ago, I was 19 years old, a senior in high school. On April 8, 1998 I was so excited because we were taking our cap and gown pictures that day. Wouldn't be long and I would...
    brazeel brazeel 36-40, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't understand why being homosexual can have a phobia it is not like you are going to catch homosexuality, it is who you are you can't help it, we are not a disease we are...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    its been a little over a week since my wife separated from me and I'm watching the kids for her so she can go to work. it's so great to see them it's so great to see them smile...
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When bad things happen, people always want someone to blame. Some group or individual that can be the sole cause of what happened. They feel angry, and want a target for their...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I went to park yesterday and spend some time alone, sitting and watching random kids giggle and play. I also love the feeling of fresh air that touches my unpainted face while the...
    sweetmuffins143 sweetmuffins143 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bMjo5f9eiX8 This is the funniest thing ever, and it's so damn ironic. In this movie "the big bad atheist" (Ooooh; haha sorry it's just funny because...
    CaptainHoof CaptainHoof 18-21, M 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know a man and a woman, who don't deserve their kids. They have 3 boys, who are 5, 4 and 2 years old. If they do something bad, like hit each other while playing, their parents...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My parents were never the type to acknowledge my accomplishments. When I get A's it was because it was an "easy class." When I accomplish something, they want to hear more. I'm...
    laurenwilliams18 laurenwilliams18 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He is absolutely amazing. He ticks so many boxes that I've prayed about for years. The way he looks at me makes me want to run into his arms. He would never hurt me intentionally...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I would prefer to say "believe" rather than "think" because I feel so strongly about this. There are people who simply have no right to bring children into the world. You know this...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is something that hits me right in the feels. My mom always wanted my sister and I, but my dad was and still is only interested in himself. His new wife is a complete and...
    lovemeforever9787 lovemeforever9787 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I took the day off from my classes (blamed it on my tightening tendens from swimming, which is only HALF a lie,) my cousins are making me watch Spy Kids over and over again! it...
    RageComics RageComics 18-21, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ok people, I need everyone out and about and create a shield around me. It's sad that people make fun of and take advantage of those who might be less mentally and emotionally...
    theotherversionofme theotherversionofme 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We all love that scene where Aladdin and Abu steal that piece of bread and end up giving it to the two kids. Its nostalgic and sweet, and shows hope in dark times. But has anyone...
    Goodhearttou Goodhearttou 16-17, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    as a boy I loved being naked but that was my personal choice. My parents preferred me to be clothed an.d were constantly telling me to put my shorts back on. There is something...
    dunpender dunpender 66-70, M 1 Response Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have experienced both. My parents never hit (except if they had a reason), but at elementary school I was always being hit by kids that didn't like me for whatever reason. They...
    evreno evreno 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is it the latest thing to raise kids to be ********? And Is this because ******** seem to be the most successful adults? I swear people are raising their kids this way on purpose...
    Jillianxotix Jillianxotix 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Whenever I am out in public and I see these out of control kids running around and causing all sorts of trouble I usually blame this kind of behavior on their parents and not the...
    caitlyn41702 caitlyn41702 13-15, F Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Middle Wife I have not come across this before! The 'Middle Wife' by an Anonymous 2nd grade teacher I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself...
    borrioboola borrioboola 51-55, M Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I fantasize about my wife falling in love with another man and letting him take my role as the husband. It gives me a euphoric feeling thinking about the other man laying on my...
    Brian944 Brian944 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My parents suck at being parents. I believe that they shouldn't have had any kids. I love them but mostly because I have to, they're my parents. My mom didn't create a nursing...
    Cascrass Cascrass 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    thinking about my kids dad on fathers day makes me sad. He never has really been there emotionally for or with them- he is a narcissist and cant feel like normal people. I was...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think parents should stop spanking us! It's absolutely ludicrous! What they call "misbehaving" is things they probably have done. Just because they're related to us doesn't mean...
    justanotheroneofyou justanotheroneofyou 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel