i think not right thing but i had to do it--was time--was very bothered by the way my dc's best friends are growing up--mean, talk back to adults, hit each other, draw hateful...
pictures w/ hateful words and just so opposite from the way i have raised my dc. They are all same age and we live next door to each other, so it is very hard to limit time. I had to have a sit down with mine. reminded them how all kids are raised differently.....your friends not all being raised same as you but that doesn;;t mean you should copy them or do things you know aren't right, etc etc...you are your own person and make your own choices based upon what you feel is right thing....Guess getting into murky area at this age (7)
Don't forget you can impose your own rules in your own house. If the kids are pulling this stuff on your turf, you can tell them they are not allowed to talk that way, or if they hit you...(more)1-17-2011 8:22am