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Originally posted by tothetenthpower
Me and my husband have always made our work schedule work AROUND our children as opposed to our children around the schedule.
I guess it helps that I own my own business and he's a doctor with his own practice, but then again it's all a matter of time and effort for your children.
I do see the increase in no parenting parents who seem to think the TV is the best remedy when they are gone, or the leave them with the 13 year old accross the street until they get home from whatever event they were at.
It's sad when you think about it. It's as if these people think that their lives cannot include the children in every aspect, when in reality you can.
For example, we were going to a exclusive dinner party for physicians in our province and found out at the last minute that we could not get a sitter, so we brought the kids with us.
To our surprise all of the other doctor's children were also present at the occasion. So not only was a good time for us, but it was also a great time for our children.
Parenting is like education, you only get what you put into it.
Originally posted by Bombeni
reply to post by SpacePunk
I think it's funny you can't see the difference between kids hiding behind the barn to sneak a cigarette, and KIDS gang raping girls and shooting their entire schools up, etc etc etc etc etc.
Originally posted by TheAmused
i made a big thread on this a few months back.
i still say whoop ya dang kid's..stop trying to be there friends..
these punk's now aday's need took down a few peg's..is all it is.
don't beat ya kid give em a good arse whooping.
it was good for your parents in there day and there parents parents parent's...
By god it's good enough for your kid's to it work's!!!!!
[edit on 29-10-2009 by TheAmused]