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Do you think kids today are growing up to fast

do you think with all the video games and stuff kids are growing up way to fast

 
devinalexis

Asked by devinalexis at 10:01 PM on Feb. 22, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Yes they are growing up too fast. But most of the time they don't have a choice because of society. Nowadays, a child gets a cell phone at like 6 when it used to be like 15! Thats how old I was when I got mine and I thought I was lucky because I was so young! And also these days when kids are growing up at the "used to be" rate they are considered stupid and over protected. "Innocent" no longer means what it used to.
    CalebsMommy0220

    Answer by CalebsMommy0220 at 1:24 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • They sure are..and *some* parents don't help that by pushing their kids to do more grown up things too early. Sad, but true.
    -AJ

    Answer by -AJ at 10:32 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • no
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 10:04 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yes I do. I try to get mine outdoors even in the winter. They can last for an hour or more. It's not Canada I always say, but they never seem to mind the cold. They would play the wii all day if I let them.
    Autumn07

    Answer by Autumn07 at 10:06 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • yes my room mates little sister who is 14 has already had sexual relations , my cousin at 10 had a cell phone my self and most my friends didnt start this or get these things tell we were at least 16 17
    blinkys11

    Answer by blinkys11 at 10:08 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Some kids are and some kids are really overprotected and not allowed to grow up much. My kids are in the middle. The only time they really get on the Wii is when it is COLD out. They do read a lot. They don't have a cell but 90% of their friends do (6th & 7th graders.)
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:13 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yes, and as a parent this scares me. Look at kids and puberty that alone tells you, they are starting earlier and earlier.

    matheson7

    Answer by matheson7 at 10:13 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yes!
    tammychiz

    Answer by tammychiz at 10:18 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I think so too. Technology is taking over. People don't communicate face to face anymore. I'm scared for when my daughter gets older.
    iluvmybabe

    Answer by iluvmybabe at 10:26 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yes,When I was younger my mother wouldn't let me wear anything on my face until I was at least 12 or 13 now kids are doing things early on like dressing provocative, smoking, sex,drinking , cellphones, drugs,.
    Honey408

    Answer by Honey408 at 10:27 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

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