I've always been very relaxed in allowing my daughter to do things for fun. Basically if she is not bothering anything or anyone and is not disruptive or loud or obnoxious -- and obviously it is safe -- I see no reason why she can't enjoy herself.
Yesterday we went to see a movie. We showed up at the very close to empty (>5 people) movie theater 30 minutes before the movie was to start and I allowed my daughter to run from one side of the theater to the other instead of just sitting there bored stiff and bottling up her energy, completely intending to make sure she stopped if/when more people showed up. My friend who was with us told me that she thinks I have a sense of entitlement when it comes to my child having fun. I asked her what that meant and she used me allowing my daughter to run around like an animal as her example.
I just don't see a problem with it or my way of thinking when it comes to this. Am I wrong?
Crud! Just saw I clicked "Anon"...fixed it.
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:10 PM on Jun. 23, 2013
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Answer by funlovinlady at 11:17 PM on Jun. 23, 2013