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I Think Parents Should Watch Their Kids

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I was at the store today and I watched 2 screaming girls whine and beg and put on such a spoiled tantrum until their dad bought them almost everything they wanted. All I kept...
    doodlebug224 doodlebug224 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 5

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    Tell our kids no! Way more needs to be done then that. We are becoming a society that is raising a bunch of criminals. Every bad behaviour that a child has these days can be...
    kidRosie kidRosie 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    As part of my job, I often speak to young people in need of support (often through no fault of their own). On almost a daily basis I find myself dumbfounded at the way some parents...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have noticed a sizeable number of children behaving like spoilt little shitz! Although. That may say more about their parents than the children themselves..
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    As in my husband - kids would eat muffins and doughnuts for breakfast every day 'because that's what they wanted'. Meanwhile I become the mean parent who insist on something like...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Yeah. I'm 17 and my parents don't allow it....yet at least haha. I want to change their minds.
    NudistSooner NudistSooner 16-17, M Nov 13

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    I hate it when I see whiney little brats in the store crying because they didn't get the newest cod or the next gta! Like WTF? You. Shouldn't have it from all the **** in it!
    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I cant believe that Jill is married and pregnant and Jessa is married too!!!
    kitkat2797 kitkat2797 16-17, F Nov 4

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    You know, there's been times where I've seen people say that if your parents didn't care about you than you wouldn't still be with them. Well, in my opinion, that's completely...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    Why are you calling the makers of the colorful laundry detergent packets, because your children mistake the packets for candy? Don't toy know how to watch your kids? Don't blame...
    Blackstallion76 Blackstallion76 36-40, M Nov 11

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    15 Years of Hell,Across The Atlantic and Back 3 Times!-My stepfather married my mother when I was 1 and somehow talked my mother out of America and to Europe to Sweden shortly...
    SakenSane SakenSane 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I think people who have kids and swear in front of them or let them do whatever they want or spoil them and other stuff shouldn't be parents cause if u have a kid u should teach...
    Rebekah3 Rebekah3 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    Now, I realize that life with my parents for me isn't nearly as bad as some of the stories of abuse and neglection that others suffer through. I probably sound like a total loser...
    nc12 nc12 13-15, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I wish people were sorted by the genre of their life's story. Like, I think it would be fantastic if there were little bars hanging over our heads with labels like "comedy" or...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I am a young woman (no kids, never been married) in her early 30's. I fell in love with a guy. He just so happens to have kids, from different partners. The whole thing is very...
    AbbeyRutherford AbbeyRutherford 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    they constantly ignore me when I share my feelings and if they don't ignore me they pretty much tell me I am stupid to feel that way. they also completely disregard my fears. It's...
    shall16 shall16 18-21, T Nov 5

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    They are a group of people who play Minecraft, on the server Mindcrack. I found it...last year during the summer time. I was watching PSJ's Punchwood Island series and he uploaded...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F Nov 5

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    Ok I am writing this because most people in my circle and myself included spank they're children it really annoys me that people sit there and day you are abusive or it's not right...
    spanksrus spanksrus 31-35 1 Response Oct 28

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    I'm so tired of parents ruining their children's lives simply by their own choices or lack thereof. You're supposed to protect us from this big bad world. Not thrust us into it...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F Oct 29

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    It sounds crazy.. But now am enjoying watching the sky... It has been so long watching it... I dont know how many have the habit or time to watch it... As for me... I always love...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F Oct 30

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    I am 45 years old. My Mom hates me. She doesn't say she hates me but she won't deny it when asked and she looks at me as though she loathes me. My husband has seen the way she...
    StepMom2003 StepMom2003 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Especially those who just leave their kids to cross It like they can actually so it. More people complaining about jobs? Sign up for border control!!
    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Hope we get rid of such scum, even though it does not sound like any time soon. I had to stop watching their junk because it made me aggressive. Media tends to brainswash a lot...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 16

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    when I was in school I was diagnosed with dyslexia. I struggled in school and felt embarrassed so I would ditch. met a guy and he said you can stay at my house I was dumb so I went...
    Diamond10n1 Diamond10n1 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am starting to feel that my resentment for my parents is never going to go away. It's been 4 years since the majority of it happened, it's been a year since I moved out. I'm 22...
    WishForRain WishForRain 22-25, F Oct 31

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    I’m *the* person to ask to read a book at work. Its cute and it feeds my ego. So I’m good with it. I tend to think I’m rather good at it, I always get compliments…and...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    Sometimes it doesn't bother me to think deeply about things. Other times it just gets too much and makes me feel like I wanna explode. When I walk outside on the streets while...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    "Unsurprisingly, most Libra individuals are balancers – of varying degrees. Also, since a pair of Scales always has two aspects, two sides – Libra-born too has two sides to his...
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    All the kids were tired from the Halloween party last night and I knew I would have trouble today! Anastasia got up around 11 o'clock. All the kids stayed in their pjs for a...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    It's half term, which means hyper children. Today I had a few misbehaving kids, Alexis, Jake, and Bella got a smacked bottom today. It all started early in the morning. Grace and...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 26

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    I loved it when my first wife let me watch her making love to other women. She was divine as she pleased other women in ways my pathetic love making attempts fail.
    Eunuchboy2 Eunuchboy2 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I am a fairly introverted, creative, intelligent, independent, and empathetic young woman. I take pride on being all of those things. I love art and music, and express myself...
    zsigginz zsigginz 18-21, F Oct 29

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    I think atheist are funny. I think people are really confused about what religion is, and what God is. They try so hard to convince others their beliefs is false, on notions of...
    NarratorAkaTylerDurden NarratorAkaTylerDurden 31-35, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    As a person who vehemently dislikes children and avoids being anywhere in the vicinity of one,I am still constantly treated to rants from my friends.One specific rant that is...
    brutallyhonestpariah brutallyhonestpariah 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I still have a lot to learn and explore about EP right now, so pardon me if this particular experience isn't what the site is about. I stumbled across the internet for about an...
    Kiddinq Kiddinq 18-21, F Nov 6

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    I met my husband in 2009 and he was everything I had asked for. I even wrote a letter back in 2006 describing my perfect soul mate. And to our shock, he was it. He even found...
    bettergood bettergood 36-40, F Nov 11

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    I want to know what people think when they see me, perhaps it may help me figure out why finding someone to love is eluding me. I'm 16, Five feet seven inches tall, I weigh about...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 16-17, M 3 days ago

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