It depends on what you mean by disciplined. If a total stranger told my child to behave or stop doing something when they were acting up, i wouldnt have a problem with it. Ive told kids to stop in stores before when they were throwing things and misbehaving and the parents wouldnt step in and stop them. However, no one, unless it me or my childs grandparents should ever touch or lay a hand on my child to discipline them. You never know what types of discipline a parent believes in, and many now a days dont believe in spankings. Regardless of that even, no stranger has any place touching my child for ANY reason. Not even to admire or say they are cute.
If a child is doing something potentially dangerous, I doubt the parent would smack the stranger trying to help. I remember I was walking down the street and a kid around 3 years old bolted from his grandmother and ran towards the street. Not even thinking twice I grabbed him before he ran out, and told him he needs to stay with his grandma to stay safe. I said it in a gentle way of course because he was just a kid. I remember looking back and the grandmother and she looked terrified. Sure, it was none of my business, but I would have felt awful if I watched that child get hit. If she had smacked me, I would have pressed charges!
It would depends on the circumstances. If a stranger just told my child to stop genuine bad behaviour, or something that was potentially dangerous then I wouldnt be upset. I see children all the time doing things they shouldnt be, and their parents dont do anything about it. Usually I direct my critisi at the parents, not the children, but I dont think its that bad to say to a child they shouldnt be doing something if they shouldnt be, but nothing more than that.
If my child was being naughty, I would tell him/her to stop. So obviously in this situation, I am not around to tell them to stop or to discipline him/her. With me not being around, I would be grateful that somebody has taken the time to tell my child to stop whatever they were doing. Obviously they were misbehaving, and they need to learn that just because mummy isn't there to tell them off, doesn't mean they can now to anything they want.
Ask them to back off and not to try to discipline my child. I know my mother wouldn't allow anyone (and this includes family and friends, let alone a perfect stranger) to say anything to me. I was well behaved because she taught me to be well behaved. But I also always knew that my parents wouldn't allow anyone to say anything to me.
I would find that a little innappropriate. It's one thing if it's their teacher or another family member, but a total stranger? That's crossing a line. I would tell them, in the nicest way possible, that it's not their place to discipline my child. If they're acting out, I will handle them in the way I see fit.
It depends on the situation and how they disciplined my child, but I'd generally be a little upset at myself. I, as a parent, should be watching my child. If my child was doing something bad, I'd feel like it'd be my duty to step up and do something about it. Not some random person's.
depends on the way they wer talking to my child if they wer being really rude and mean i"d probably go off on them if they touched my baby i would most likely hit the person they don"t have the right to touch or yell or be rude to my son no matter what their doing
Smack them sh!tless. No one has the right to yell/hit/lecture a young kid except the parents. At 15+ its hard not to with teachers & all. Plus teenagers fight all the time.
-like no yelling, or physical contact, or punishment or anything. That is definately not up to a stranger
i would get mad because it isnt there child, they should discipline their own children.
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I would tell them to stay the F away from my children.
idk what that means sooo :P
Tell them to fck off.
I agree totally