Last fall she was selling cookie dough and sold $792 worth. I was on her the whole time about collecting the money and she assurred me everything was fine. Around the same time of year she had my car at school and somebody rear ended it and cracked the bumper. I waited for her to come clean and she never did. I never asked and failed to hold her accountable. Neither did my husband. She works but blows her money foolishly.
She graduates tomorrow and last night her 22 yr old sister tells me that she had to pay $170 in back money for the cookie dough. She did it because her sister wasn't going to graduate unless the money was paid up. NOBODY TOLD ME THIS!!..NOT THE SCHOOL.. NOBODY!!!
I want to rip her apart for this! and the school! because nobody told me about this debt, it is from 6 months ago! I don't even want to get her anything BIG for a grad. How do I hold her accountable? Please be nice.
Asked by Anonymous at 4:13 PM on May. 29, 2009 in General Parenting
Answer by Ash9724 at 4:18 PM on May. 29, 2009
Answer by sxc_mom_of2 at 4:22 PM on May. 29, 2009
Answer by maxsmom11807 at 4:23 PM on May. 29, 2009
Read the book called "How to Make Your Children Mind without Losing Yours" it's by Dr. Kevin Leman. I know she's not really a child any more, but it teaches parents how to teach accountability to their children...at any age. Being that she's already 17, it's gonna be rough going...she has to learn to be accountable in ALL aspects of her life, not just these few bumps in the road.
Answer by Anonymous at 4:24 PM on May. 29, 2009
Answer by sxc_mom_of2 at 4:25 PM on May. 29, 2009
Answer by raemommy at 4:28 PM on May. 29, 2009
Tell her to move out..That is a good way to make her accountable..For everything she does from now on. Well as soon as she turns 18 that is.
Answer by louise2 at 4:29 PM on May. 29, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 4:35 PM on May. 29, 2009
Answer by rkoloms at 5:12 PM on May. 29, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 5:39 PM on May. 29, 2009