Being Friends With Your Kids:.........Anything Wrong?

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at 15 Mar 11, 04:48 PM (5 years ago)
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The motivation behind this post is this statement by FLYMAMA:

'And besides, u say dat u r a friend of ur kids, dat is where a lot of white ppl make mistakes"


Now I ask, what is wrong with being friends with your kids?

Does being friends spoil your kids?

Arent there ways parents can be friends with their kids and yet very strict?


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adams933 at 15 Mar 11, 04:51 PM (5 years ago)
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I don't think theirs anything wrong here, just let them kno their boundary and that's it.
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truenaija2 at 15 Mar 11, 04:53 PM (5 years ago)
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@DP of course not my father was everything good to me and by his example i learnt how to relate to people around me, do unto others what u wish others to do to u
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dirtykid at 15 Mar 11, 04:53 PM (5 years ago)
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Of course first friends kids make are their parents.. but at the same time... parents should be strict in vital things that kids should know and learn, in other to train them well and bring them up the way they want.

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bittersweet at 15 Mar 11, 04:54 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: adams933 on 15 Mar 11, 04:51 PM
I don't think theirs anything wrong here, just let them kno their boundary and that's it.

Exactly!

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divineproject at 15 Mar 11, 04:56 PM (5 years ago)
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But some parents are terror.............when they are away their kids are free, but immediately they come back, the kids run into corners..........is such a home right?

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truenaija2 at 15 Mar 11, 04:59 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: divineproject on 15 Mar 11, 04:56 PM
But some parents are terror.............when they are away their kids are free, but immediately they come back, the kids run into corners..........is such a home right?

thats a very bad way of bribging up children cos u r teaching dem to b hard heartened and i have seen such children turn merciless criminals and so on some deal with dier parents when they r older or even kill them
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adams933 at 15 Mar 11, 05:03 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: divineproject on 15 Mar 11, 04:56 PM
But some parents are terror.............when they are away their kids are free, but immediately they come back, the kids run into corners..........is such a home right?

I never pray to belong to such family, in ma house we play football with our dad and play ludo and whot with our mum, but when it comes to anything serious we kno they are serious.
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harold634 at 15 Mar 11, 05:10 PM (5 years ago)
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THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH BEING FRIENDS WITH YOUR KIDS BUT THERE SHOULD BE CLEAR CUT OF DISCIPLINE. IT IS GOOD TO SPEND QUALITY TIME WITH KIDS AND ALSO A TIME TO BE STRICT WHEN THE NEEDS ARISE THOUGH U CAN MARK OUT A TIME TABLE FOR IT. A TIME FOR THE KIDS TO PLAY ALONE, A TIME TO PLAY WITH DADDY OR MUMMY OR BOTH IF IT IS CONVENIENT. A TIME TO STUDY WITH THEM AT HOME, A TIME TO EAT WITH THE KIDS, A TIME TO PRAY FOR THEM AND A TIME FOR THE KIDS TO SLEEP.
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pholake at 15 Mar 11, 05:11 PM (5 years ago)
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I'm my kids close friends.....infact, I call my son "my love", "my daddy" etc and I have pet names for the girls.
This doesn't mean I don't discipline especially where morals and education are concerned.
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divineproject at 15 Mar 11, 05:16 PM (5 years ago)
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Nice comments here..............for the records, my dad was my best friend........my dad never hit me even once, he rather spoke with his eyes...........

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Youngstoriez at 15 Mar 11, 05:19 PM (5 years ago)
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.....dnt think theres anythin wrong wif dat at all
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sobeit at 15 Mar 11, 05:28 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: pholake on 15 Mar 11, 05:11 PM
I'm my kids close friends.....infact, I call my son "my love", "my daddy" etc and I have pet names for the girls.
This doesn't mean I don't discipline especially where morals and education are concerned.
how many children  do u have then  Huh?
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pholake at 15 Mar 11, 05:30 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: sobeit on 15 Mar 11, 05:28 PM
Quote from: pholake on 15 Mar 11, 05:11 PM
I'm my kids close friends.....infact, I call my son "my love", "my daddy" etc and I have pet names for the girls.
This doesn't mean I don't discipline especially where morals and education are concerned.
how many children  do u have then  Huh?

one hundred and forty thousand! Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin...all females except one male
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sobeit at 15 Mar 11, 05:30 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: adams933 on 15 Mar 11, 04:51 PM
I don't think theirs anything wrong here, just let them kno their boundary and that's it.
i concur this..


i'm a friend to my Dad as well, but it doesn't mean we don't have boundaries.
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divineproject at 15 Mar 11, 05:31 PM (5 years ago)
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LOL

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divineproject at 15 Mar 11, 05:32 PM (5 years ago)
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abeg I dey laugh at Pholake's answer to SBI's comment oo

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sobeit at 15 Mar 11, 05:33 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: pholake on 15 Mar 11, 05:30 PM
Quote from: sobeit on 15 Mar 11, 05:28 PM
Quote from: pholake on 15 Mar 11, 05:11 PM
I'm my kids close friends.....infact, I call my son "my love", "my daddy" etc and I have pet names for the girls.
This doesn't mean I don't discipline especially where morals and education are concerned.
how many children  do u have then  Huh?

one hundred and forty thousand! Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin...all females except one male
Grin Grin but e no plenty naa...i don see 350 and only i boy..
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pholake at 15 Mar 11, 05:35 PM (5 years ago)
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 Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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pholake at 15 Mar 11, 05:36 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: sobeit on 15 Mar 11, 05:33 PM
Quote from: pholake on 15 Mar 11, 05:30 PM
Quote from: sobeit on 15 Mar 11, 05:28 PM
Quote from: pholake on 15 Mar 11, 05:11 PM
I'm my kids close friends.....infact, I call my son "my love", "my daddy" etc and I have pet names for the girls.
This doesn't mean I don't discipline especially where morals and education are concerned.
how many children  do u have then  Huh?

one hundred and forty thousand! Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin...all females except one male
Grin Grin but e no plenty naa...i don see 350 and only i boy..

350 compared to 140,000
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