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Do you think this is fair?

Do you think it's fair to take a DS,TV/all electronics away from a child for a day for everytime they backtalk to you?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:44 AM on Jan. 27, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Sounds fair to me! My boys lose DS's, computers and Ipods when they act up!
    mamaada

    Answer by mamaada at 9:45 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • yeah, if you give them a warning and they still continue to do so
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 9:47 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • for only one day? not fair at all to the parents. it should be for longer than that
    sati769leigh

    Answer by sati769leigh at 9:48 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • i would sy no. i always ggive a warning first but depending on the age i would take them away on the second time it happened
    mom2snsb

    Answer by mom2snsb at 9:48 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • I agree with a warning first but I'd take their electronics away for 1 day and next time for 2 days and I'd keep going up after thet until they get the message.
    Shyma

    Answer by Shyma at 9:58 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • After I knocked their teeth down their throat, yeah, I'd take it away.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:08 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • yup
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 10:14 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • We charge them a nickel a smart a$$ comment, have been since they were about 6 & 8. They would get really upset and say "I only have pennies or a dime" uh, count out five or I make change. I have a little jar in the kitchen where the money goes, and 4 yrs later I still don't have enough to buy an ice cream. For some kids the money thing really hits them. Toys are just toys, but money is potential toys or something they might want that they won't be able to afford because they have to give it to mom for something they've said.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:25 AM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • YES!!!!
    boysmomma2

    Answer by boysmomma2 at 5:53 PM on Jan. 27, 2010

  • YUP!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:45 PM on Jan. 27, 2010

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