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    (Original post by just a dad)
    I suppose I would have to change my user ID to just a 'just a gramp'.
    You really should! I can't wait to see your threads about the lil grandchildren.
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    (Original post by just a dad)
    I mean, what else are children good for? A crappy tie on your birthday? Slippers at Christmas? In return for which he expects a PS4 and she an iPad!
    Wow lucky you, my kids don't love me enough to get me even a tie for my birthday or slippers for Christmas.

    Time to cut their allowance
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    (Original post by Alfissti)
    Nappies, branded clothes, electronic gadgets, cars and not just any car and now it seems I must help all 4 of mine buy a house too.
    :eek:

    Pretty sure I didn't ask my parents that much lol

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    (Original post by just a dad)
    I have thought about just kicking them out and changing the locks. Reasonable?
    Yes
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    (Original post by behindblueglass)
    I can't believe your son finds this acceptable behavior. Before he went to university did he act like this? I'm 19 and have had a part time job since I was 14. My mum works night shifts 6 nights a week and my step dad works abroad a large amount of the time. This means I clean the house while my mums asleep and give my younger brother dinner money etc. And I wouldn't have this any other way because I respect how hard both my parents work. You could sit down and explain what a d**k he is being, or maybe be more assertive and tell him to sort his s**t out? Either way, not here to tell you how to parent, just a cocky teen sticking her ore in!
    To be absolutely fair, they did buy me a "best dad evva!" mug, so it's not all bad.
    I use the mug, very visibly, after any family arguments.
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    (Original post by Alfissti)

    Time to cut their allowance
    Yep, they get one of those as well.
    Of course, all their friends' allowances are of Warren Buffett sized proportions.
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    I'm not even sure if your children actually do those things. I wouldn't even imagine doing any of those things or else I'd get a good beating. Or told to leave lol.
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    Cancel their allowance. Tell them it will be reinstated as a multiple (x5? x10?) of their hourly rate when (and only when) they get a job.
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    (Original post by just a dad)
    In my day we had to knit them. Reusable, but not terribly effective.
    What's wrong with a bin bag?
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    you've just raised ****ty kids
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    (Original post by jamez870)
    Man up
    Kind of agree with this one. Time to stop treating them as children, apart from locking up the Scotch ( unless they bought it). Make them clean the loo, the house, do the shopping, get a job. Allowances are for term time. Mine still can't plan ahead but our house rule is that if it's not written on the calender they don't get to use a car. They are now expected to pay for petrol, although getting the money out of them requires considerable effort. Friends who can't hold their drink in the house or urinate over fences don't get to come back. Haven't quite got them cooking for me yet but I have stopped making all their meals.

    The expectations of this generation are ridiculous. They think their parents should give them everything but do that and when you aren't around to provide they will have a very rude awakening. Best gift you can give them is to learn responsibility and to fend for themselves.
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    And what's even better is when you're old, we're bunging you in a home to rot,.
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    Please all the Asians stop chastising this legend of a man, just because you guys were ruled with an iron fist dosent mean everyone does that with their children!
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    (Original post by Viva Emptiness)
    And what's even better is when you're old, we're bunging you in a home to rot,.
    They're keen to know who gets the house when I'm gone.
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    (Original post by BullViagra)
    you've just raised ****ty kids
    I blame their mother.
 
 
 
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