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Would you consider this spoiling or a labor of love?

My husb is the youngest of 9 children, so I can see why his mom didnt have time to do this. But to me it's no big deal. My dau likes it when I cut the crust off the bread when I make her a sandwich. It only takes a minute- no big deal right? Well, hubby thinks I'm spoiling her by doing this. REALLY?! What do you think? Do you do it for your children?


Asked by mrsmom110 at 12:21 PM on Mar. 16, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (20)
  • It's not spoiling her, just showing her you love her :) I do it for my little prince and we save the crusts for a week then crumble them up and feed the birds outside :) Its a ritual we both love and nothing is wasted :)

    Answer by alphamom26 at 12:31 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • I don't do it because it is wasteful but I don't think it is 'spoiling' a child for parents who do.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:23 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • If your child is old enough to make their own sandwich - it is spoiling.

    So this is off subject but if your child is old enough to cook is it spoiling to make them dinner every night? That makes no sense to me.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:28 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • My daughter likes bread crust.

    Answer by CraftingMama at 12:22 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • My DD doesn't like the crust either so i do it for her. I don't think its spoiling.


    Answer by Christieluv0614 at 12:25 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • I think it is wasteful too, so I don't do it either, but I do not think it is spoiling her. I use a dino sandwich cutter, which takes as long as cutting off the crusts and don't think I am spoiling my children.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 12:25 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • I never liked the bread crust when I was little either. Once in awhile my mom or grandma would cut it off for me if they thought about it I guess. I always thought it was so nice of them when they did that. When they didnt do it..I just tore it off myself. I didn't feel like I was spoiled just because they took the crusts off,lol.

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 12:30 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • I dont think its spoiling at all i do it for my son so i know its not just left sitting there when hes done b/c he doesnt like (but he doesnt get many sandwichs as it is)

    Answer by myboysRmyhero at 12:37 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • If it's something that you don't have a problem doing, and she doesn't flip out if you happen to NOT do it once in a while, I think it's fine.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 1:11 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • My hubby thinks the same way. However I'm such a picky eater myself (ie. my foods can't touch each other on the plate) that I feel a person (little or big) should have their meal the way they'd like to eat it. Wouldn't you?

    Answer by KoolMom617 at 2:17 PM on Mar. 16, 2011