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18. Re: Morning Mobilization Jun 4, 2012, 12:54 Verno
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 4, 2012, 12:36:
I call bullshit on that. I know plenty of parents who have their kids incredibly well disciplined. I was one of them myself. My parents never let me get away with that shit in public. No, it always comes down to people being afraid that they're being to hard on the kid and that they'll traumatize them or some bullshit.

Have some kids then we'll talk about it. It's really easy to armchair quarterback parenthood without having a grasp on the complexity involved. Vague childhood memories often don't take into account all of the early life lessons and acting out. I know because I did it for a long time too

I was like you three years ago before I met my GF and her daughter. All I can tell you is that it's a totally different thing than what you think it is and it's incredibly challenging. Discipline isn't a universal solution, in fact often times discipline can feed into attention seeking behavior and cause a child to develop a complex. The fact that you jumped on that told me you have no children because every kid is different. Some respond really well to discipline and some act out more and have to be manipulated/coaxed in a different way.

I get where you're coming from because for much of my life I passed judgment on others parenting. You see a video with an annoying child on a plane and assume shitty parent. Hey, maybe the parent is an idiot. Often times though you don't get the background and context, that's all I'm saying. It is a whole different ballgame in person, some kids are just bratty despite your best efforts and need to grow out of it. It's a guy thing to think that we can fix everything but some things just take time and patience. I say that as someone who is known for being pretty strict in our household by the way.

This comment was edited on Jun 4, 2012, 13:00.
 
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