+ Reply to Thread
Page 4 of 7 FirstFirst ... 23456 ... LastLast
Results 31 to 40 of 70
  1. #31
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    559
    Thanks
    202
    Thanked
    224
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    The fact that there is even a topic about this (again, weren't we only talking about smacking mums a few days ago, some members saying they'd defriend a mum who smacked), just goes to show the amount of judgement. We should all respect how another mother chooses to parent, assuming they are not being abusive even if we don't necessarily agree with it.

  2. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to peanuthead For This Useful Post:

    atomicmama  (14-02-2015),beebs  (14-02-2015),SheWarrior  (14-02-2015)

  3. #32
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Newcastle
    Posts
    2,319
    Thanks
    980
    Thanked
    957
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I don't think anyone has judged though? They've simply said it's not something they would have done. I do personally wonder the message that hitting a child for hitting another child teaches them. But I also don't think a tap on the bum is necessarily abusive.
    I agree. Just because somebody chooses to do or not do something doesn't mean they automatically judge someone for doing the opposite.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to WiseOldOwl For This Useful Post:

    ThenThereWereThree  (15-02-2015)

  5. #33
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    1,393
    Thanks
    815
    Thanked
    688
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I wouldn't have said anything. Just sat there silently judging

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to DarcyJ For This Useful Post:

    Butterfly39  (14-02-2015)

  7. #34
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    10,536
    Thanks
    3,316
    Thanked
    6,396
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I wouldn't have said anything.

    I would have felt slightly uncomfortable, but also slightly relieved that the mother addressed her child's bad behaviour (even though the method was not one I'd personally use myself).

    To be honest, if I'm at a playgroup my priority is supervising my own child. What someone else does with their own kid is not on my radar (unless they are bothering my DS).

  8. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Mod-Degrassi For This Useful Post:

    Amgine  (14-02-2015),beebs  (14-02-2015),cheeeeesecake  (14-02-2015)

  9. #35
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,067
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,960
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    I don't know, it seemed effective?
    ...That is until the kid turns 16 and resents the heck out of his mum for being belted as a child. Then she'll reap what she sews.

  10. #36
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,067
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,960
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I don't think anyone has judged though? They've simply said it's not something they would have done. I do personally wonder the message that hitting a child for hitting another child teaches them. But I also don't think a tap on the bum is necessarily abusive.
    I'll judge it. The mum is wrong. She has issues within herself that she needs to address. If hitting her child is the only way she feels she can deal with the inappropriate behavior then she needs help.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to VicPark For This Useful Post:

    Lincolns mummy  (14-02-2015)

  12. #37
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,067
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,960
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    OP all I would have said to the mum was something like "rough day hey?" When she got back. If the conversation then opened to the topic of smacking (unlikely) I may have had a little crack like "smacking gives me the heebie jeebies."

    If there were any indications she crossed "the line" (hit face, excessive force etc) I definitely would have said something like "hey! Time to cool down, let me take your DS for a few minutes while you go get a cuppa."
    She would probably refuse in which case I would have responded "make sure you look after yourself and get a break at home then, because that can't happen again."

    Depending on the severity, I would potentially call child protection/cops (would have to be pretty severe).

  13. #38
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,895
    Thanks
    627
    Thanked
    756
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    OP all I would have said to the mum was something like "rough day hey?" When she got back. If the conversation then opened to the topic of smacking (unlikely) I may have had a little crack like "smacking gives me the heebie jeebies."
    I would have told you to bugger off and mind your own business.

  14. The Following 14 Users Say Thank You to babyblu11 For This Useful Post:

    Angels4me  (14-02-2015),cheeeeesecake  (14-02-2015),DizzyDaisy  (14-02-2015),Fiery  (14-02-2015),GlitterFarts  (14-02-2015),LaDiDah  (14-02-2015),Lauzy  (14-02-2015),leniliasads  (20-03-2015),monnie24  (14-02-2015),peanuthead  (14-02-2015),SheWarrior  (14-02-2015),SpicyTurtle  (15-02-2015),tazz475  (14-02-2015),ThenThereWereThree  (15-02-2015)

  15. #39
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,067
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,960
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week

    Default Smacking - would you have said something/ do you agree

    Quote Originally Posted by babyblu11 View Post
    I would have told you to bugger off and mind your own business.
    Before or after you hit your kid for playing up again?

  16. #40
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Brisbane North
    Posts
    4,459
    Thanks
    1,581
    Thanked
    1,803
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by babyblu11 View Post
    I would have told you to bugger off and mind your own business.
    bahahaha OMG and I would have hi-5'd you babyblu11

  17. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to GlitterFarts For This Useful Post:

    babyblu11  (14-02-2015),ThenThereWereThree  (15-02-2015)


 
+ Reply to Thread
Page 4 of 7 FirstFirst ... 23456 ... LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. What if you can't agree?!
    By easy123 in forum Single Parents
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-01-2015, 11:40
  2. OMG I agree with TA
    By ExcuseMyFrench in forum General Chat
    Replies: 64
    Last Post: 19-06-2014, 17:58
  3. Smacking questions.
    By Ajmaratt in forum Discipline & behaviour
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 14-02-2014, 11:02

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Cryosite Family Cord Blood & Tissue BankCryosite has been providing Cord Blood Banking services for over 14 years, and is the trusted choice of Australian ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›