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It's time for Parent's to parent again

Updated on July 11, 2016
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Brandi has been a stay at home mom for eleven years. She has a love for Thriller and mystery books, and just finished "All the Lost Souls"

Well it's that time again when people are letting their wild children run all over the grocery stores making messes and running into people. Is it just me or do they let them do that because they can't handle them? When I go shopping I expect a lot of little children around because it's a grocery store. I love kids in fact I have two and watch two. When I go to the grocery store the 1 yr old is in the cart and the 3, 8, and 10 year old's are walking. They do not grab things off the shelves, they do not throw a fit when I don't buy them something, in fact they ask whats on the list so that they can help me. By helping me I mean picking up bananas when I ask them to. Waiting patiently if someone else is buying the same thing. I have never been in a store and my older children are screaming and crying because I said no.

Seeing this happen is stores is getting old. Buying your children something they have thrown a fit for is doing nothing more than telling them if they scream they get what they want. Letting them run all over the stores and put their dirty hands in the bins of food is irresponsible. Further more letting them eat that food when you bust them is also irresponsible. You did nothing more than appreciate their bad behavior. Why am I so worried about all of this? I'll explain.

We have a nation of children who are growing up taking what they want and never paying for the consequences. Everything is owed to everyone else and nobody even has to work for what they want. All they have to do is point, cry and say someone hurt their feelings. Nobody can get fired from a job because of bad work because if they are fired that person cries discrimination. I personally believe that all of this behavior starts from childhood. They need to be held accountable for their actions. Our children need to know that there are consequences for their actions. It does not matter if you are someone who believes in spanking, not spanking, time out's etc.. What does matter is that when they are out of hand they pay for it.

Period.

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