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Harsh? You decide.........

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AnninGlos Report 22 Jun 2008 21:23

I think you did the right thing. They must know that you have firm ideas about telling lies, and now next time they will maybe think twice about not telling the truth.

I also think that if they do wrong again and admit to it you should praise them for telling the truth, even if they have also been naughty.

Grandparents tend to be more soft with Grandchildren. I used to find it hard to see mine punished. although i would never let the children know what I thought.



Kay???? Report 22 Jun 2008 21:40

Hi Ann,nice to see you back,

Same here if they have to be told off or denied something I dont at any costs interfere,,but we see it all different as grandparents,leg in both camps,,:}}}

*something gets broken here ,,its doesnt matter it can be replaced or mended ,,where as we perhaps wasnt as cool when our own did something,,,?


(¯`*•.¸JUPITER JOY AND HER CRYSTAL BALLS(¯`*•.¸ Report 22 Jun 2008 22:36

comes in dragging board.........LET UM GO TO THE SEA..........LET UM GO TO THE SEA........


♥**♥Straykitten♥**♥ Report 22 Jun 2008 22:40

to late now aunt joy they back at skool tomorow

i bet she takes them next week tho hehehe

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 22 Jun 2008 22:40

Muffy as they are your must of been justifed to do what you for your dad...think back to your punishments as a have ever reason to be both know its wrong both lied to you knowing thats wrong.....and both blamed the other and know thats do you stand by your actions or do you feel gulity ?


Muffyxx Report 22 Jun 2008 23:15

I absolutely stand by my decision Hayley. If it happened again I would do the same xx

PMSL at Joy. We're off to see the baby next weekend so no beach then either *sniggers* xx

X Lairy- Fairy

X Lairy- Fairy Report 22 Jun 2008 23:18

***wonders where they got the biro from **
lol (did someone forget to put BIROS away)
just a thought , not saying im on ya gals side or owt lol.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 22 Jun 2008 23:22

well then I don't think you have been harsh....

Have you noticed Muffy its all the Grannies that have said Ahhh they dint mean it....and the young ones like you and I....who seem to


♥**♥Straykitten♥**♥ Report 22 Jun 2008 23:26



i do belive im "younger"


Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 22 Jun 2008 23:27

Hi Muffy, well done you, you did exactly the right thing and your girls will think twice about lying again and also damaging property. You are standing them in good stead and it is a shame more parents aren't as firm yet fair as you were today.

My parents used to give in to my son, and undermined me quite a few times when he was little, my reply was that I would stop them seeing him if they didn't back me up, and that soon pulled them into line, altho what went on when I wasn't around, might have been different lol
My father especially was very strict with me too.

My son used to say he could hear my voice in his head when he thought of doing things he shouldn't and this was in his late teens!! Some of his mates were working insurance scams to get money etc and he so needed extra cash, but he said Mum, why did you bring me up to be so honest? I knew I would feel bad if I tried to scam some cash. Bless.

There will be other days at the sea, and I am sure the girls will enjoy next week's trip to see the baby too.

As someone else said, do praise them if they own up over anything else in the future, but still punish for the misdeed.

You are a great Mum,