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Do you think this is an accurate statement..

a mother is only as happy as her saddest child?

 
HappyGirl44

Asked by HappyGirl44 at 12:55 PM on Feb. 2, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (12)
  • That makes sense. I think back to the times when my kids are honestly sad, and I was sad with them. It really hurts.

    krissyvelazquez

    Answer by krissyvelazquez at 2:39 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I know it sure can be true.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 12:58 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I think it depends on what the child is sad about. My son sometimes get sad about not getting something he wants, or getting his way in life , and usually in those cases I reply sometimes you can't always get what you want, but it's ok to feel sad or disapointed about it. Yet when he comes home crying he doesn't have any friends in school and things like that it makes me feel really sad for him, because I know how cruel kids can be.
    ZLandAJsmommy

    Answer by ZLandAJsmommy at 1:08 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I would say it is a very true statement!
    parajumper3

    Answer by parajumper3 at 12:59 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I had to think on that, gosh I'm so out of it right now, LOL. But yes I do agree with it. My son is happy, I'm happy. He's sad, I'm sad.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 1:07 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I agree with ZLandAJsmommy. If my son were sad because he didn't get a toy he wanted from the store, I wouldn't be sad. I of course wouldn't want him to be sad, but I myself wouldn't be.
    CalebsMommy0220

    Answer by CalebsMommy0220 at 1:22 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • yes
    boobarandbell

    Answer by boobarandbell at 1:45 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • Yes.
    wildflowers25

    Answer by wildflowers25 at 1:53 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • yes I also beleive that if mamma isn't happy nobody is happy.
    chefjen

    Answer by chefjen at 2:09 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • Yes. And agreeing with ZLandAJsmommy as well on this.
    summerbear

    Answer by summerbear at 2:08 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

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