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What type of parent have you heard other people say you are???

 
mekarevell

Asked by mekarevell at 11:24 PM on Aug. 21, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I think I'm perfect! lol

    Seriously though... I know I'm strict, but my kids are my world and my entire life revolves around them and making sure they are happy, healthy little kids. :-) People tell me I do a good job, but in truth I don't really care what others say- I can look at my kids and see that what I am doing works. That is all I need.
    HistoryMamaX3

    Answer by HistoryMamaX3 at 11:29 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • People (my in MIL and parents) say I'm strict because I stick to a good diet. I give my children whole grain, fresh fruit and veggies. Milk every meal with water in between. Diluted juice every couple days and I refuse to give them a teenagers worth of sugar and refuse to give them soda. (the are 3 and 1)
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:26 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Too soft.
    beckie66

    Answer by beckie66 at 11:27 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • my mom says I'm a chill "earth mama" kind of parent. I think I'm lazy lol. either way, dd knows she's loved and she's growing up well so I'm happy.
    catharsis

    Answer by catharsis at 11:32 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • My mom just told me tonight that I'm a great parent, and coming from her, that means more than any compliment I could ever get from anyone. She was always such a good mother herself and I look up to her so much. Other people have told me that they admire that I'm so involved, and that I'm with my son 24/7 and actually enjoy it. They haven't said much else, other than that I'm "such a mom", lol. Yes, I'm one of those super proud mommies who thinks the world (at least MY world) revolves around my son. :)
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 11:33 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Actually, there's something else. I've also had people so that I baby him, lol. But hey, he's not even a year old yet! He IS a baby!
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 11:34 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • My mom says I'm a bad parent and know nothing about raising kids. She's the only one who says that and she only does it when she's mad and trying to hurt me (which is nearly daily).
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 12:03 AM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Mrs. Bat, you need to stop that. It's not good for you to hear that!! :( Hang up when she begins down that road. Or leave.

    Others think I am patient or too strict LOL
    txdaniella

    Answer by txdaniella at 12:14 AM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I am involved, strict but also fair.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 12:24 AM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I have the nickname "Military Mama". I tend to be very strict with my boys. They are young, but have rules, chores, and routines they have to do everyday. I am fair to them, given their ages, but as they get older, I will be "tightening" the ropes just a little.
    MomtoMichael2

    Answer by MomtoMichael2 at 1:40 AM on Aug. 22, 2010