Do you use this on your kids? My mother said this to me all the time growing up and honestly it only pissed me off more! Yes I think kids should learn to respect their parents decisions but I don't understand why some parents think kids "don't deserve an explanation". Isn't it better to help your child understand where you are coming from (even if they don't agree) instead of thinking you're just being a b*tch simply "because you can"?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 12:14 PM on Aug. 27, 2010 in General Parenting
Yes... guilty! I try to explain things... but some times Im just so tired that I have no reason other than "because I said so"
Answer by sahlady at 12:16 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
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Answer by charlotsomtimes at 12:19 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
Oh... here is a good example of when I said it last. DD 15 wanted to have friends spend the night. I simply didnt want other children in the house that night. I had a busy week and really just wanted it our own family. I told her this and she kept questioning - what if we stay in my room, what if we sleep in the rumpus room, what about this, what about that... I had had enough. I didnt have a real reason other than I simply didnt want it. So "Because I said NO, was my final answer"
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