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Stupid Things Parents Do to Mess Up Their Kids

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2002

    parents need not be ruining kids to be respected!

    I see parents all the time yelling at their kids, and sometimes even making their kids embarrassed in front of other people. I remember that being done to me, and I am tellling you all right now: Be open to chnage, even if you think you have barely any chnace of being proven wrong, it is always good to think outside the box/ paradigm. If you can do this, then you are probably comfortable with yourself. Also, if you have a uncomfortable reaction to Dr Laura's comments, i wonder how many of you are afraid of changing. Even the best can get better, and that applies to everything. My old boss is one of the best, and he just keeps on getting better. You parents: If you are great, why would it hurt to follow some of the advice in this book? Sometimes your kids peers have gotten to your kids before you have, but that does not ever mean that you should stop trying. Please, I don't want my kid being bullied by your kids, or grandchildren. Hey, if you bring up your kids differnet, there might be a chance that it won't be their fault if they end up in jail, in that case it really would be appropriate for them to say 'It wasn't my fault!' Please read this book, as many of the parents today put too much emphasis on how the parent is always right. Please read this book!

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  • Posted June 15, 2009

    Excellent Read & Advice!

    Dr. Laura tells it like it is, saying what needs to be said rather than what's popular. She champions the true needs and care of children, spells out the most common pitfalls that parents fall into, and encourages parents to make the necessary sacrifices for their kids. This book is loaded with examples to illustrate her points. For those who are serious about giving their children their best, this is a must read. Enjoy!

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