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Do your children say Yes ma'm/Yes sir?

What's the punishment if they don't do it?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:30 PM on Mar. 31, 2010 in Just for Fun

Answers (27)
  • Mine does its required

    Answer by jazmya_mom at 2:31 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • No, mine don't. I had my son say it once because someone told me that is the way he should address me but when he called me ma'am, it just felt so wrong,lol. I think he should say it in circumstances like at school and such though.

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 2:34 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • no but i say it to them sometimes, if my daughter wants a yes or no answer ill sometimes say "yes ma'am!"

    there's this one nieghbor i had lived by once and she made her own daughter call her ma'am whenever she answered yes or no to her own mother.

    Answer by americansugar80 at 2:34 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • Yes, but there's no punishment other than a reminder.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:35 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • Not yet - she can't talk! but when she does I hope that she will!

    Answer by chefronswife at 2:35 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • my son is only 23 months old but I will teach him to say yes ma'am yes sir only when appropriate. if he doesnt, as long as he is polite thats fine. I wouldnt punish him over something like that unless he was very rude and knew what he was saying

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 2:36 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • No, we're not from an area where people do that.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:39 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • No, and its not required lol

    Answer by khf22 at 2:41 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • no, i wish they would.... they do say " no thank you "....or " yes please " so its a start .... : )


    Answer by sexeykittycalie at 2:43 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

  • No, that sounds like something people from the south say or during the slavery times

    Answer by prettybaby1 at 2:47 PM on Mar. 31, 2010

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