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Some people don't know how to parent their kids at Walmart!

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 Ok l was in Wal-Mart the other day standing in line to check out and about 4 lanes down a lady with a boy about 5 or 6 ( l know this cause he was in a school uniform ) so he was old enough to know better, he was yelling and crying because his mom wouldn't let him get a toy now this went on for 15 or 20mins so the lady finish checking out and this kid still yelling so she is coming pass my checkout lane, now l had heard all l wanted to hear so l said to the mom "why don't you give him something to cry about" she turned and said "what do you want me to do beat him here in front of everyone" then l said " well if you take care of it at home he wouldn't act like that out and shame on you not the boy it's your fault not his then l told the little boy if l was Santa you wouldn't be getting any toys for Christmas either" then the mom said "oh l guess you were a perfect mom " and l said "oh no way but l will tell you this l have 10grandkids and could bring them all in this store and if l said no you can't have it there is no way they would yell at me like that" she walked out of the store and the older man behind me said good for you for saying something,so was l wrong for saying something or did l do what most want to do???

Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:11 AM
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by Anonymous 10 on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:28 AM
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Quoting sweetiebell:

Your crazy.
If I was her I would be laughing at you on the way home.

If I was her, I'd have went off and turned it around on her and made her look like the ass she is. lol!

by Gold Member on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:30 AM

i wouldnt have said anything. And if I was the mother of the screaming child, i wouldnt appreciate someone telling me how to handle it. Let a parent parent. If her kid is screaming it up in the store then oh well, thats the price you pay for going out in public.

by Anonymous 11 on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:32 AM
I have to agree with you on the part that people can not control their kids. But that is mot just Wal-Mart. And yes f you nib that behavior at the beginning or before it even starts then you will have well behaved children in public. I can take all 7 of ours out anywhere and not have any issues. Even if I say no. Now with that said I think you were out of line. If one of my kids was having a bad day or whatever caused a melt down and someone said that to me I tell you how rude they are and to mind their own business. They do not know what the situation was. And how dare you talk to my kids about Santa. You don't know if we celebrate him. But my biggest pet peeve is people telling me how to raise my kids.
by on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:32 AM

I think you couldve handled it better. I probably wouldve let him yell to because once a parent gives in to a tantrum, its all over.  How do you know what her day was like? Or what if the kid was sick? I bet your comment was the last thing that mother wanted to hear after 20 minutes of her kid yelling. If you would walked up to her and let her know that your proud of her for not giving in to the embarrassment and the stares from other customers because of the screams, you wouldve made her day. What about offering some advice that is not physical, to help?  I am pretty sure she was under enough stress with out your judgmental bitching.  Mind YOUR OWN business!

by Platinum Member on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:34 AM
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You should have used your mouth for something good such as offering to clear her cart while she controlled her child. Kids have bad days today,maybe he had a bad day at school,maybe he was told something he did not want to hear such as daddy working late again. Offer help not make the mom look/feel bad.

by The Major on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:34 AM
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by Crystal on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:36 AM
In the event this is true, you way crossed the line. You would've have learned a hard fast lesson from me before you left the store
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by Gold Member on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:38 AM
If it really happened, you shoulda kept your damn mouth shut. Not your kid,not your problem.
by Anonymous 12 on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:38 AM
I would have punched your know it all ass in the mouth. But then again that's me. My son is autistic and has meltdowns in Walmart. It's sad and often shameful how people react to children in stores. You never know the persons story or if the child has problems that aren't visible from just looking at his appearance.

You disgust me.
by Emerald Member on Nov. 20, 2013 at 9:39 AM
Yeah sure.
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