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Momís PSA About Not Making Her Kids Share Should Be Required Reading For All Parents
ScaryMommy.com ^ | Maria Guido

Posted on 04/30/2017 9:09:37 AM PDT by Ciaphas Cain

Mom’s post about not making her son share all the time goes viral

Share! Make sure you share! You have to share! This message is pounded into our brains our entire lives isn’t it? But, why? Is it really necessary to teach kids to share all the time? Are we even thinking about the message we’re sending, or just repeating a mantra we’ve been told our entire lives, too?

Alanya Kolberg was at the park with her son, Carson, last week. He brought a few action figures to share with a friend he was meeting. As soon as they got to the park, Carson was approached by a group of boys demanding he share his toy. The interaction inspired Kolberg to take to Facebook for a PSA of sorts. It should be required reading for all parents.

“MY CHILD IS NOT REQUIRED TO SHARE WITH YOURS,” she begins her post. Yes, those are shouty caps. Yes, they are necessary.

Kolberg explains that her son was approached by at least six boys all at once, demanding her son share his toys. When he shot a visibly overwhelmed look at his mom, she explained that he didn’t have to share.

“You can tell them no, Carson,” she said. “Just say no. You don’t have to say anything else.”

As soon as he said no, the boys ran to her to tattle that her son wasn’t sharing. So she explained to the kids, “He doesn’t have to share with you. He said no. If he wants to share, he will.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: children; parenting; socialism
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Mommy is correct.
1 posted on 04/30/2017 9:09:38 AM PDT by Ciaphas Cain
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To: Ciaphas Cain

I still remember one of my daughters little friends coming to me and telling me I had to make my daughter share. She had the nerve to demand it she HAS to share. Poor kid found out something about life that day when I said No in fact she doesn’t have to share.


2 posted on 04/30/2017 9:14:27 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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If he wants to share, he will.”

Progressives love to share...other people's money. When it comes to their own they become invisible.

3 posted on 04/30/2017 9:14:41 AM PDT by immadashell (Save Innocent Lives - ban gun free zones)
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To: Ciaphas Cain
I guess the 6 little kids didn't have anything they wanted to share with the woman's son.

Sounds like 6 little Liberals (Socialists).

4 posted on 04/30/2017 9:17:17 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob
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To: immadashell

A good little Commie playground - what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine.


5 posted on 04/30/2017 9:17:37 AM PDT by GnuThere
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To: Ciaphas Cain

My mom taught me the same, and I’ve done so with my boys - Often I woukd explain to the children demanding a piece of the action, that there is something called “ PERSONAL PROPERTY “ and no one is required to share it, and it should be respected.


6 posted on 04/30/2017 9:17:56 AM PDT by nevermorelenore ( I miss Reagan !)
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To: Ciaphas Cain

We can share what they have of theirs, cause we done shared all of mine


7 posted on 04/30/2017 9:19:38 AM PDT by PlateOfShrimp
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To: Nifster

My daughter is about the same age as some of her cousins. Mine is homeschooled with not even an inkling of desire (Hers or ours) to “socialize”.

People get on me for the homeschooling ... “Yes, but how will you socialize her?” I won’t. It’s that simple.

Her cousins just come up to her and take things. They learn it in kindergarten. It’s eat or be eaten there. Nothing is theirs, and everything is theirs. It’s confusing and makes them little brats around mine.


8 posted on 04/30/2017 9:27:22 AM PDT by Celerity
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little brats, thieves that’s what they are


9 posted on 04/30/2017 9:28:10 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Ciaphas Cain
In agreement with the mother.

Children share all the time. They sit at the same table, eat the same food, play in the same yard, drive around in the same car.

But personal possessions....they're all theirs to do with as they please.

10 posted on 04/30/2017 9:36:01 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Ciaphas Cain

PSA? I guess I’m not ‘with it’. What does it mean? Couldn’t find it on Bing.


11 posted on 04/30/2017 9:41:38 AM PDT by Exit148 ((Loose Chnge Club founder) Put yours aside for the next Freepathon!)
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To: Exit148

I think it means “public service announcement”.


12 posted on 04/30/2017 9:46:00 AM PDT by gcraig (Freedom is not free)
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To: Exit148; Ciaphas Cain

Public Service Announcement

Apparently, everybody is supposed to just know all acronyms, right, OP?

It’s SOP.


13 posted on 04/30/2017 9:47:10 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Ciaphas Cain

I agree Mommy has it exactly correct...It comes down to choice...If the kid wants to share his toys, he can decide to do so...Or not...

The Progs are working feverishly to turn our kids into good little altruists...To ingrain the notion that self-sacrifice for the good of another is the highest ideal...”From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs” in other words...

Setting up another generation to expect to receive without working, the earnings of the productive...

All in support of the ne’er-do-well constituencies of the Left, in exchange for the votes of the Gibsmedats and Dindu Nuffins of our world, keeping the handouts flowing and perpetuating that system, with good little Progs in control of our lives, of course......


14 posted on 04/30/2017 9:47:29 AM PDT by elteemike (Light travels faster than sound...That's why so many people appear bright until you hear them speak)
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To: Celerity

Maybe I’m just old and cranky. Wouldn’t have tolerated them or now


15 posted on 04/30/2017 9:51:01 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: Nifster

sharing means that there is a choice made to let some one have what you have if there is no choice it is theft I myself tend to share but am really annoyed when people demand to have what is not there’s especially when they are strangers


16 posted on 04/30/2017 10:04:43 AM PDT by PCPOET7 (in)
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To: Nifster

sharing means that there is a choice made to let some one have what you have if there is no choice it is theft I myself tend to share but am really annoyed when people demand to have what is not there’s especially when they are strangers


17 posted on 04/30/2017 10:04:46 AM PDT by PCPOET7 (in)
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To: yldstrk
"little brats, thieves that’s what they are."

Yep, and our wonderful public schools have already started teaching them cover stories and alibies.

18 posted on 04/30/2017 10:13:10 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: elteemike
Setting up another generation to expect to receive without working, the earnings of the productive...

...and at the same time doing their best to indoctrinate the productive of the future to think it is "sharing" to have gigantic chunks of their earnings confiscated through taxes.
19 posted on 04/30/2017 10:19:08 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Nifster

Same thing happened to me several times.


20 posted on 04/30/2017 10:33:32 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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