If so, I have a question for you. Have you passed this on to your children? How does this affect your parenting?
Answer by happy2bmom25 at 9:33 AM on Jun. 28, 2010
Answer by admckenzie at 9:17 AM on Jun. 28, 2010
No, I don't question authority. I am the authority, as a teacher, and I truly don't appreciate children who come into my classroom and are "questioning authority" to the point of being rude. If you are going to teach your children to question authority, you may want to wait until they are old enough to understand the way to do this for optimum results without being labeled a trouble maker. You can question with boldness and not be rude in the questioning. Plus, me telling a 6th grader to sit down and be quiet is authority that should be questioned. There are rules that need to be examined, but not all rules are bad. Some rules are for our safety. Like, don't run in the hall, then the kid falls and breaks a hip. The mom wanted to blame me until her son told her I told him not to run, but he didn't listen. Don't question all authority just be it is authority.
I want my kids to question some authority. Basically if it feels wrong or it is something they do not think mom would ask them to do they should question it. You can raise them to question in a respectful way no matter the age. Just don't tell them they can question everything. Tell them to question what seems wrong no matter who does it. I think that it is easier for them to understand that than how to properly question authority.
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