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Bad Behavior from Parents

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So I was with a group of friends at McDonald's yesterday for lunch with my 2 year old daughter. We sat in the Play Place area so she could play while we ate and visited. It was a little busy with about 4 families in there. There was a cute little black girl (not being racist it just comes up later) about my daughter's age maybe a tad older that she wanted to play with. After a bit my group starts noticing this little girl bullying other kids and the mother completely ignoring the situation. She was pulling other girl's hair and even smacked a baby in the face in his high chair! At one point my daughter started crying and upon inspection I realized the little girl had taken my daughter's toy that was identical to her own (she was holding both of them). I got my daughter's back, the little girl offered it to me as I approached, and brought her back to our table as she was still very upset and crying. The child's mother, seated in the booth beside us, then demanded her daughter's toy back. I very politely explained that it was my daughter's toy and as far as I could tell she was crying because her daughter had taken it. I then went back to my friend's attention and moved on trying to calm my daughter. The woman then stands up, grabs her daughter, and starts spanking the crap out of her and yelling at her for being bad.

She then sits down, gets on her cell phone, and very loudly starts complaining and cussing about how all these "white people" keep blaming her daughter or everything when she's done "absolutely nothing wrong". She's cursing very loudly this entire time in this room full of children. After a few minutes the manager appears asking her to refrain from the bad language or she'd be asked to leave. She starts screaming and saying she's not cussing and that the manager needs to make everyone else leave! The manager warns her again about her language and then she leaves. The black woman gets back on her phone and continues complaining about the "injustice" saying that if "these white people were on their phones they wouldn't be getting threats from the manager". After a few more minutes a police officer shows up and tells her she has to leave now or she'll be escorted to the police station and charged. She cusses him out, snatches her daugher and leaves. Good timing too because her daughter was about to shove my daughter off her chair by the computers before she was grabbed!

After she left we discovered the man behind us was the one who had complained. He's actually a narcotics officer with the sheriff's office. My friend that was with us said that the woman shops in the grocery store we work at regularly and always has a foul attitude and is quite abusive to her daughter. One time she slapped her daughter in the face in front of my friend and told her that she could do "whatever the hell she wants to her daughter and for her to butt out".

I hate to see parents behaving so badly in a child filled environment. It sets a terrible standard for her daughter as well. Anyone else have any badly behaving parent stories?

Posted by Anonymous on Jul. 30, 2014 at 2:46 PM
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by Anonymous 2 on Jul. 30, 2014 at 3:01 PM

 Honestly, I would have left the minute I saw the kid pull anothers hair and smack the baby.  We would have lasted in that room about 2 minutes. I don't allow my children to come in contact with trash if I can help it...... Which you could have.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Jul. 30, 2014 at 7:44 PM
I could have left. But that would've robbed me of a rare afternoon with my friends. For the most part I just tuned her out. I am glad someone spoke to the manager though.
JustMeKat
by Kat on Jul. 30, 2014 at 7:48 PM
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 Don't ever screw with a kid whose mother's favorite shows are Breaking Bad, Walking Dead and Sons of Anarchy!

Quoting Anonymous:

 Honestly, I would have left the minute I saw the kid pull anothers hair and smack the baby.  We would have lasted in that room about 2 minutes. I don't allow my children to come in contact with trash if I can help it...... Which you could have.

 

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