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If you see a mother smoking outside (even if shes not doing it right by her kids) do you assune she is bad mom?

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Asked by JrsMommy07 at 10:09 PM on Feb. 16, 2009 in Health

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  • nope, however if i see her smoking with her kids in the back seat I do (especially with the windows up!!!)

    Answer by krazyash023 at 10:10 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • no at least she is outside.

    Answer by jodi205 at 10:10 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • Haha! I smoke outside of my car and I always feel like a bad mom waiting for a drug deal!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:10 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • Nope. I DO assume that when she is carrying her child with a cigarrette in hand or driving the car with the kids in the back and is smoking. I also feel that way toward those who smoke while pregnant.

    Answer by cat1622 at 10:11 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • Not at all. As a previous smoker I cannot judge, but I can tell you my parents did not influence me to start smoking. My friends did. I do not think its okay in the house or in the car where they have no choice but to breathe it.

    Answer by LovinEveryDay at 10:13 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • pp i am a smoker and i wont judge others but for me personally i agree with you we dont smoke in our house or car at all

    Answer by JrsMommy07 at 10:14 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • outside by herself without the kids around to inhale it .... no

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:18 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • Nope sure wouldn't.

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 10:33 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • The ONLY bad mom is the one who beats her baby.

    I do feel sorry for the kids, though...they won't have their mom around as long as they might have otherwise.

    Answer by gdiamante at 10:49 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • I feel bad for the kids but I wouldn't say she's a bad Mom. I feel bad for kids whose parents can't dress them in clothes that don't clash too, but that in no way makes a bad Mom. I feel bad for kids that fall and hurt themselves in the park or the store and I don't think the Mom was a bad Mom either.

    Answer by shmorris56 at 11:47 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

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