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Does your mom give you unsolicited parenting advice?

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Asked by dharmagirl at 8:50 PM on Jan. 2, 2011 in Relationships

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  • All the time. I usually only listen if it comes to a health issue. She IS a nurse.

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • no, my mom is dead. i wish that she could give me some advice....when i ask my dad anything it's "i don't know....."

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Yep. she tells it like it is, whether I want to hear it or not.

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 8:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • She has tried and now knows better:)

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 8:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I give my adult daughters suggestions and other options they may not have considered but the final decision is their's

    Answer by admckenzie at 8:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • She tries to but I never listen to her since she received a F in parenting

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 8:53 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • She has in the past, but has learned what is constructive and what isn't. She is a great sounding board for me since she has raised five children. I call her all the time when my son is having some kind of medical issue (non threatening/serious) that I need advice on.

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 8:54 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I might give my adult daughter more unsolicited advice than my mom does me any more... my dad gives his opinion entirely too often and it does cause friction. I try and honor my parents but sometimes have to tell him that he needs to step out. He's notorious for injecting his thoughts in front of my 9 yr old who has Huntington's disease and has multiple mental illnesses as a result. It makes life VERY hard with and for her.

    Answer by AAAMama at 8:55 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • sure does, sometimes it is great--other times it is annoying. I just let her know when I have it handled and she is respectful about it.

    Answer by AshleyBishop06 at 8:55 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Never. She is the best mom in the world and never judges or puts her two sense in. If I ask for advice shell give it but she NEVER butts in. Now my MIL is a diff story! lol

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:55 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

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