I know I'm not a perfect parent but I do my best everyday. I also know that I'm probably strict with my kids and have high expectations. Example, before we go inside of a store I let them know this is why we're going and this is what we're getting, don't ask for anything extra. Depending on their behavior sometimes I will reward them for being on the good behavior. I know that they're not going to be perfect but I still remind them and hopefully we'll get to the point where I won't have to remind them of how to act inside of a store. BTW mine are 4 & 5 and he's 7. Anyway, I had the privilege of watching / chauffeuring my cousins son for a few hours the other day. Technically he was under the care of someone else but that person doesn't drive. I caught myself a few times from raising my voice. Example, running down the aisles in the store instead of standing and waiting. Touching & pointing at all the toys "wishing" he had them. He even told my son that "you knew I was going to be here. Why didn't you bring one for me to play with?" I was then told by his caregiver that at Xmas time he cried from one end of the store until they reached the other because he didn't get the toy he wanted. All I could say is WOW!! I know there are different parenting styles and what ever my cousin chooses is up to her. OMG he's a character. He's done and said a lot more than I've posted. She has her hands full. GL
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Yes. And I am sure on occasion my daughter acted crazy.
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