You should be ashamed as a Parent
Time and time again this generation of parenting is not working for the best. We need to go back to the old school days when you had to say yes mam no mam, thank you sir, please, no thank you, and so forth. Children today have no manners and if they do parents aren't enforcing them to use them which is shameful. You can not be your child's friend and then expect them to do what you want them to do as a child. I know you want to be in touch and in tune with your children, but at some point you have to realize that you will have time for all of that when they are grown. Right now it's time for you to train their brain. You need to raise them the way your parents/grand-parents raised you with respect for your elders. Children of this generation have no respect for their elders or anyone else for that matter. They walk around pants hanging, cussing each other an anyone else they like out, and just doing rude things that we would of never did. We may have thought about it but in turn we would also think about that whooping that we would get if anyone on the block called home and said we were out of line. As a parent I feel it's better I whoop my child then to let the cops or someone else to whoop my child.
pt.2 shameful parenting
As an adult I find myself still using my manners. I do this so that my children will learn to use their manners. If you don't show them how will they know? You had to be taught how to conduct yourself in a respectful manner so why aren't you teaching your children to do the same? As parents you should be ashamed of yourselves if you allow your children to walk around and talk like adults, talk to adults in any kind of manner. You should not be mad when an adult responds to them like an adult. The reason why is CHILDREN SHOULD STAY IN A CHILD'S PLACE, and speaking to an adult like they are grown is NOT ACCEPTABLE.
pt. 3 shameful parenting
Now I know some parents feel bad chastising their children, but Jesus does it to us when we get out of line so why aren't you doing it to your children when they get out of line? When Jesus chastise you don't it make you a better person? Don't you learn from your mistakes? Or do you keep on doing the same thing that put you in the position that you are in now? Don't feel bad they will thank you for it later! As an adult I find myself thanking my mom more than a little bit because now I understand as a parent why she did what she did. She did it to better me so as an adult/parent I would have the right skills to be able to teach my children the rights and wrongs in life, to teach them respect, to teach them the ways of the world.
Please don't get offended by this message but there is some parents out there who really really really need to hear this. To all those parents out there raising their kid's with respect HAT'S OFF TO YOU!!! It's a tough job but somebody has to do it...SO WHY NOT BE THAT PARENT WHO DOES!!!