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Do you need a "Super Nanny"?

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Message 1 - posted by Jeff Owen, Nov 21, 2006

They're spending four million pounds on child psychologists to help parents in deprived areas. It's part of the government efforts to tackle anti-social behaviour. They've already introduced parenting classes -- which people could be forced under court order to attend.

Who helped you bring up your children? If you were having problems, would you turn to a psychologist? Is it just an excuse for bad parents?
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Message 2 - posted by greatMansfieldgirl, Nov 21, 2006

I resent the idea of nanny state interferring with my parental responsibilities but then I am a parent who takes her responsibilities seriously.

I do agree that poor parenting is the reason for a lot of the bad behaviour we see in children and something has to be done. Parents need to understand that it is they who influence and shape a childs behaviour to a great degree and if these super nannies are able to help then so be it.

I loooked to my own family for support with bringing up my children, my mother in law in particular was a great help and still is. We have what you might call old fashioned family values, my children know right from wrong, we spend time together and do things as a family.

I have 3 lovely children who everyone says I should be very proud of, but it is not an easy job. There is no training for parenthood except by the example of others.
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Message 3 - posted by U5275788, Nov 21, 2006

All this damage simply because this Government rejected the teaching of the Sacred Scriptures. "Would you turn to a psychologist?" Listen. Why does not the Governemt try teaching these people a few standards of morality and responsibility of actions. Its no wonder people are so confused with the problems going on in society and the pressure from the Media. Its the parents job to teach the children rules, "4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. [a] 5 Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up..."
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Message 4 - posted by Alexander Rednaxela, Nov 21, 2006

8 Bore them to death with your ramblings

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