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Parenthood is Not for Wimps

Dear Dr. Laura:

I can't help but wonder what happened to parents from my generation who have dropped the ball on teaching their children.  I hear comments all the time like "well, it's a world full of electronics, and my kids need to stay current," but those are just excuses.

So often I see parents who don't want to be bothered or are too tired to really engage with their kids so they just put a phone or video game or other electronic gadget in their hands to act as a babysitter.  It annoys me to no end.

My mother has a great saying that I often quote:  "It's easy to be a so-so mom, but hard to be a good mom."  Parenthood is not for wimps, so if you have kids, start making sure that YOU'RE teaching your kids good morals and values.

Getting off my soapbox for now....

Cee Cee
Tags: Attitude, Behavior, Parenting, Social Issues, Stay-at-Home Mom, Stupid Things Parents Do to Mess Up Their Kids, Values
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