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Do you allow your kids to have food or keep food in their rooms?

They are not suppose to have any food in their rooms in my home. But occasionally, since they are older now, I let them eat in their from time to time. My biggest thing is that it is a privilege to do so and so if I find any food, wrappers, containers, dishes or such left in their room then they will loose this privilege.

 
marchar2002

Asked by marchar2002 at 7:34 PM on Oct. 27, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (21)
  • no wayyy not at all
    jazmya_mom

    Answer by jazmya_mom at 10:53 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • No, they are only allowed to eat at the dinner table.
    saysha100687

    Answer by saysha100687 at 7:35 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Never no way they are young 4 and 8 and messy when it comes to food keep it all in the kitchen
    Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 7:36 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • So far it's only my son who does this but he has to bring everything down when he is finished.
    ZandCsmom1968

    Answer by ZandCsmom1968 at 7:37 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • I didn't at all when they were younger, mine are 19 & 21 now and so they can eat in their rooms, but I still expect them to clean up and vacuum if necessary so that we don't get creatures in there!
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 7:39 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • I know im starting a bad habit shes four as yes she eat in there sometime
    Debbyhelp

    Answer by Debbyhelp at 7:39 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • when i was 16 i bought my self a mini-fridge with my own money so thats the only reason i kept food in my room, because my family was so large it was easy to loose out on the good stuff. But i like your plan, its a privilege not a right they have to earn it and if they abuse it then you should take it away.
    Lakoia

    Answer by Lakoia at 7:39 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • No, mainly because they are pigs- for me its self defense ;) I do love them though!
    soyousay

    Answer by soyousay at 7:39 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • DS is too young still, but I plan on keeping food out of his room. We don't eat in our room.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 7:42 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • As long as they clean up any mess... I really don't care either way.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:43 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

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