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If your child came home and said to you...

in a conversation, about something you didn't like...

"Everyone else is doing it."

what would you say?

Yes, this belongs in P and CE- it's in regards to several current event topics and responses on here.

 
lovinangels

Asked by lovinangels at 3:37 PM on Aug. 24, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (41)
  • I would say what I always say and tell my child that we are not everybody else and that things run differently in our house. I may even attempt to go cliche if I thought my kids would get it and ask them if everyone else was jumping off of a cliff would they do the same?

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 3:39 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • "Well, you aren't everyone else."
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 3:38 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • My response would be along the lines of "If everyone else, jumped off a bridge...would you?!" And "You're not everyone...you're better than that!!!" :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 3:38 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • I don't care what everyone else is doing. I taught you to have morals and to be tolerant of others,not to follow the pack!
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:39 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • I don't care about everyone else, I care about you.
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 3:39 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • Everybody except u
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 3:39 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • If everyone else decided to get a tattoo of Glen Beck on their foreheads because it was "cool", would you do it? LOL He hates Glen beck.



    BTW, my son is NOT an "everyone else is doing it" type of kid. He is polar opposite.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 3:39 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • If everyone jumped off a bridge into a pile of sh*t; would you be doing that as well?
    It's what my Mom used to say to me! And it made me laugh and forget about it.
    tryin2BGOOD

    Answer by tryin2BGOOD at 3:40 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • Just because they are doesn't make it right.

    And when they say: Well they did it first... I say: So, now it is ok to be just as mean and awful as them?

    And when they say: I am right and you will never understand... I say: You probably feel exactly that way, however you aren't allowed to be ruled by your emotions.
    urkiddingright

    Answer by urkiddingright at 3:40 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

  • If everyone else jumped off a 20 story building, would you follow them?

    Those would be the first words that came out of my mouth.
    DesertRose75

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 3:40 PM on Aug. 24, 2010

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