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Are you strict with your kids?

If so how?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:12 PM on Apr. 3, 2010 in Just for Fun

Answers (14)
  • Yes. But we feel we are fair and consistent. They get verbal warnings, then time outs, then loss of toys/privileges--depending on the "infraction" or the severity of the action. My children have Autism, so they need MANY reminders and warnings about expected behavior. But they also need to learn to respect others and be conscientious of their personal safety.

    Even when my children were only saying a couple of words, I stressed that those words were "please" and "thank you!" :o)

    Answer by LoriKeet at 1:19 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • I'm pretty strict about limiting tv and video game time.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:19 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • I'm a pretty laid back mom. As my son gets older I will be strict about tv time, etc as anon 1:19 said, since i'm all about being active outdoors and all, and i'll be strict about his diet (limiting junk food), otherwise I'll be laid back.

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 1:25 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • strict about being polite, eating healthy, and staying safe. He's only 2.

    Answer by brookebella at 1:29 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • Oh yea I'm the strict one .The one that other Mothers say what does so & so's Mom think it. The one whose daughter says when the others want to sneak out, says oh no not me my Mom will some how find out. I don't want to get grounded. At the same time I have a very open relationship with my Children and their friends. The things they tell me.


    Answer by oldermomof5 at 1:34 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • I expect my 21 month old dd to do what I ask, but I'm not a "drill sergeant". She's only a baby...she's still learning about her environment.

    Answer by Fallaya at 1:34 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • Yes, I don't let them be little hooligans, but they still get to have fun.

    Answer by Pnukey at 1:38 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • I was very strict with RESPECT of others and things(property)- what came out of their mouths,no cussing, Dinner & homework before any kind of TV . The father was laid back type-but most-I demand Respect given to others,and me

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:08 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • We expect them to respect us, our home, and each other, and maintain good grades. We are also strict on safety, as far as where they are allowed to go, and who they can be with. Other than that we treat them as kids and allow them to have fun.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 2:20 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

  • I am strict about giving respect

    Answer by hisblueeyes at 2:52 PM on Apr. 3, 2010

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