i've been doing a friend a favor -- picking up her kid from preschool every day and driving an extra 10 miles to drop her off. the problem is her child is starting to antagonize mine -- in the backseat, in front of me -- calling her "stupid" and a "baby". it is very upsetting for my child. the other child is not respectful when i ask her to stop and despite my mentioning it to her mother, the behavior has not changed. my child is now starting to dread preschool pick up (she's not in the same class with this other gal) because she doesn't want to have to deal with my friends kid, so i told my friend i didn't think the pick up schedule was working for us anymore. She flipped out at me and is taking no responsibility for her child's behavior. i'm sad because we've been friends for a long time, but i really feel like she was asking too much. Am i way off base?.
Asked by Anonymous at 9:04 AM on Oct. 12, 2009 in General Parenting
Answer by blueeyedgrl2377 at 9:11 AM on Oct. 12, 2009
I don't think you are. You already said you talked to her mother and you said you talked to the child. She isn't listening. Your friend has no reason to be going off, and by what you say I can see why her child is the way she is.
Answer by Anonymous at 9:14 AM on Oct. 12, 2009
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Answer by salexander at 10:50 AM on Oct. 12, 2009
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