quote: In addition, 30 percent of zero to 1-year-olds have a TV in their bedroom
quote: On long drives we do purchase new games for the kids Nintendo DS (Depending on grades is whether they get 1-2 games for the ride) and the games allow them to play together over wireless. I have two movie tablets which I try to load up with their favorite TV programs and few movies to keep them entertained.
quote: But I understand your attachment to how as kids you stared out the window waiting for the next Pedro Says and dreamed dad stopping at Stuckeys for fireworks. Its just a different generation.
quote: I will say we try to force our kids outside. A bit before gaming took over there was whiffle ball, frisbee, and tag football if you were hurt playing tackle. Im dreading the days of your not going out wearing that to my daughters. For now I can only instill fear about them growing up.
quote: When I was in elementary school during the 80s, the teachers had wooden paddles that they would use on us if we acted up. Hell, parents ENCOURAGED it.
quote: Let me tell you from my experiences since my wife does daycare. Time outs are a waste of time and energy. Smacking the kid like we were and we did for our kids works everytime.
quote: Why wouldn't I just hit her? Hmmm. I love her, that's why.
quote: So your saying my parents didn't love me that's a bs reason to not spank your child.
quote: I'm way off base? You're off the deep end.
quote: Locking your kids up without food or water?? WTF? Where the hell do you get that from??
quote: Since when has corporal punishment been done responsibly? By it's very nature it is not.