Is it wrong to go through your kid' s room?
March 9, 2007 3:10am CST
I've heard so many horror stories about people finding out about what their children were doing after the fact. I don't want that to happen to me. I want to be able to prevent my children from getting into trouble. But I think if you go through their room you are not leaving them any privacy?! What would you do?
9 Mar 07
A parent should never go through a child's room unless they suspect the child's life is in danger. Children and teenagers do need their privacy. I think without some sort of privacy children and teens won't be able to think for themselves and be responsible for themselves, they'll always be asking someone over their shoulder to do things for them.
9 Mar 07
I have periodically gone through my childs room when she wasn't home. I feel children don't always tell you everything, a parent usually always knows if something is wrong with their chid but not always. I have found notes and phone numbers and I would check who the numbers belonged to. I also kept a record of Messenger conversations when she was younger, just to ckeck every now and then who she was talking too( i don't trust the internet chatrooms)I feel it my responsiblity and duty to know what my child is doing and who they are friends with. If something ever happened I would know the answers. Too many parents when a problem arises say "I had know idea" or"I don't know their friends" I thinks these parents are irresponsible and foolish. My child respects her home and her parents, we do repsect her privacy but when I want answers I better get them,I'm raising her not the other way around.