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Oct 16, 2012

PARENTAL FAIL

Am I naive? Am I missing something? Do parents actually allow their children to dress up as hookers and pimps for Halloween? 
 Don't they know that the average age for young girls turning tricks for the first time is between 12 and 14 years old? 
How on earth can they normalize something like this? How can they make it seem like it is no big deal?
Hand in your parent cards right now if you allow this. If you think it is no big deal your parent card is now invalid and you must retest before you are allowed to be a parent again. We will arrange for wolves to raise your children in the meantime until you can pass 
your parents test. 
It is not cute. It is not funny. It is not a costume. Grow up and be a parent and say no. 
Your parent card should be earned and not taken for granted. You are tested every day and you need to get a backbone and teach your children what is right and wrong. You should not get a pass just because you managed to provide sperm or eggs to make a child. 
You get a big giant F
 
 

8 comments:

Lori E said...

Someone has had trouble posting a comment here. Hmmm. Better test this thing out.

Peg said...

Wow, sure am glad I'm not parenting young people any longer! One more reason I dislike Halloween!

MiMi said...

AMEN!

Blondie's Journal said...

"Get a backbone"...that's just what they need. So many parents let their kids rule the roost. So many parents act like teens and think everything is "cool". They need to grow up and act responsible.

XO,
Jane

Diane said...

I remember as a kid I use to love to dress up as a witch. I would dream I had magically powers for one day, Halloween day. For one day I would have sweet powers of a witch and candy too boot! I can't understand a kid wanting to dress-up as a hooker - where is the imagination in that!!?? Kind of gross actually. :(

Katherine Wolak said...

Dearie you hit the nail on the head! LOL, I dont agree though, girls (for the most) dress up like hookers on a daily basis, not just halloween. And I find its even worse in Catholic schools. WHERE are the parents I ask?! - NEVER letting my grans do that! Good pint girl!

Hugs,

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

I know what are they thinking? Thank goodness I don't have kids, I would have made them dress up like a tree or something.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Sigrun said...

We don't see many trick-or-treaters here on the farm, and since I retired from teaching, no more costume parades.
I totally agree with you about this.
Besides the moral issue of your post, how about the $$$ spent on costumes? Whatever happened to the creativity of using a cardboard box and other found stuff or old clothing? I remember the process of creating the costume as much or more fun than Hallowe'en itself.

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