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    Default Wwyd: another shoes scenario

    Would you let your kids walk shoeless & sockless in the public toilet of a club? If you saw kids doing this would you say anything to them/their parents?

    (To set the scene there is a kids indoor play centre in the club that the kids had just been playing in).

    Just trying to figure out if my reaction was the norm or out of the ordinary. Feel free to have a stab at guessing what I thought/did - although it probably won't be a hard task for those of you who have been around for a while!

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    I would absolutely NOT let my children go barefoot into a public toilet.....so gross.

    If I saw other children doing it I probably wouldn't havevthe guts to say something although the look of horror on my face my give away my feelings on the issue.

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    Eeeeew no way that is so gross!

    i wouldn't say anything to anyone else though, it's their kids foot so their problem

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    Yep, I would and have.

    I've had my 2 year old who was toilet training and we were at the club having lunch. She was playing in the playground (no shoes rule) and then needed to go to the toilet urgently. It was either go to the toilet with no shoes or pee all over the floor.

    Call me feral

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    Default Wwyd: another shoes scenario

    I wouldn't let DS do it ( if I had a choice) but honestly the play centre itself has probably more germs and snot and kids wee etc than the public toilet! Also when kids need to go to the loo it's usually a rush as they have left it too long ( especially if excited at a play centre) so the poor parent may not have had time to worry about socks! Knowing you VP you probably made a citizens arrest and pine o cleaned the kids feet and toilet floor 😜

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    Not my place to say anything to someone I don't know about whether their kids are wearing shoes or not.

    I probably wouldn't let my daughter but like @BigRedV said. ..if it's urgent you might have to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beljane View Post
    I would absolutely NOT let my children go barefoot into a public toilet.....so gross.

    If I saw other children doing it I probably wouldn't havevthe guts to say something although the look of horror on my face my give away my feelings on the issue.
    This!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    I wouldn't let DS do it ( if I had a choice) but honestly the play centre itself has probably more germs and snot and kids wee etc than the public toilet! Also when kids need to go to the loo it's usually a rush as they have left it too long ( especially if excited at a play centre) so the poor parent may not have had time to worry about socks! Knowing you VP you probably made a citizens arrest and pine o cleaned the kids feet and toilet floor 😜
    HAhaha yeah!

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    I would definitely try not to let my kids go barefoot in a public toilet. However, they both have at various times during toilet training. Gross, but not the end of the world.

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    Default Wwyd: another shoes scenario

    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    Yep, I would and have.

    I've had my 2 year old who was toilet training and we were at the club having lunch. She was playing in the playground (no shoes rule) and then needed to go to the toilet urgently. It was either go to the toilet with no shoes or pee all over the floor.

    Call me feral
    These kids were more like 5-7 (there were two of them so unlikely they both had bladder bursts at the same time).
    Last edited by VicPark; 07-11-2015 at 20:55.


 

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