Ummmm....nowhere was there an accusation of you of throwing dirty looks, and I'm sorry you felt that was directed at you. However, I have witnessed that happening, along with people saying nasty things directly to the parent making the parents more embarrassed. I know you also didn't do that.
All I was saying was "can you imagine how she feels?"
And I taught my son to not do that, quite successfully. However, there's no teaching my daughter! Some kids are just too headstrong!
The thing that amazes me is that you often see that the kid is hungry, tired or sick, which is why they are wailing. I want to say give them something, let them carry something, to entertain themselves. Go home and let them rest - they feel terrible.
Originally Posted by RobertPoste'schild
Sorry I didn't get back until now, I meant to pop in here but it didn't happen yesterday. For the record, no where in my post did I say that I threw them a dirty look or or Didn't say, "We've all been there". I DID say that, after the first 10 minutes. When it was still going on a half an hour later, I was like
To clear up another point, she was in a craft store, NOT a grocery store. I don't in any way feel that I let my ds rule me when I, the rare times that it was, that I left somewhere because of ds behaviour. Quite the opposite. If anything, ds would have much rather been bopping around with me shopping then staying home, so getting up to go would never have meant giving in to me OR ds.
Somehow, through the magic of the internet, my post went from being in a Store, to a grocery store, to me to her face criticizing her and throwing her dirty looks! I said and did none of those things! Sorry this hit on some nerves, and of course there are two sides to every story. The whole thing of, "if you don't like it you can leave" just permeates with such a sense of entitlement. Give me a break.