Was over at my friend's house yesterday when her son got home from school. Without even taking off his backpack he was on the game system. When I asked her if he does this every day, she said he did, and she was glad because it got him off her back so she could deal with his sister. She actually encouraged him to keep playing through dinner and let him eat on the floor while he played. This is not a good or even fair student. She called me last month to complain about his last report card, which was all D's and one F. In kindergarten? How do you get an F in kindergarten? The teacher called her especially about his card, since all the other kids in his class had gotten A's and B's in everything. She was upset that her son was "singled out" to get bad grades and she was called about it. As we were talking she laughed and said he liked to play so much that he had lied to her about having no homework the day before so he could go right to playing. She thought it was CLEVER of him to lie to her.....
From what I gather he plays all day on the weekends and never even goes outside. She just leaves him alone and lets him do whatever he wants so she won't have to be a parent. I don't think I can hang around this mom anymore.....
Asked by Anonymous at 8:07 AM on May. 5, 2011 in General Parenting
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