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Kirstie Allsopp quits Twitter after 'iPad smashing' backlash
Yahoo Celebrity UK
September 11, 2018
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This may sound excessive, but sometimes kids push the boundaries too far, in the belief that promised retribution won't actually happen. In such circumstances, an 'extreme' reaction, early in life, may well be what is needed, to avoid a much worse situation, possible tragic, arising later on. If you are upset by the financial cost of the items, rather than the future welfare of the kids, perhaps you should re-think your values.
No Twitter, no Farcebook, no Instagram--no problem.
I would not have smashed up expensive devices like ipads. However, I would have confiscated them until they had learned their lesson.
Dear Ms Allsopp,
Please note that one of the many parental control apps out there would have been a lot cheaper than your alternative.
While I MAY be wrong about this, What the hell has it got to do with anyone but the parent how they enforce discipline? Social media has given too many people the impression that they are more important than they are.
Her children her family her authority.
good, unlike the chavvy families who let their kids play this shyyte all the time,,, much easier than talking or doing something with them
I would have done the same. Twelve and ten year old boys should be out climbing trees and riding their bikes in the fresh air, not breathing the unhealthy atmosphere of social media.
Good for her. But perhaps confiscation would have been more eco friendly.
I have to ask myself do I really care, the answer I found was nope .
I think Ms Allsopp has every right to come down hard on her boys if they break the rules.....+ she is fully aware of the damage these ipads can have on young and old minds alike, the full extent of which will not to be realised for maybe another thirty years ….However I commend her as a firm and good mother to the best of my knowledge #
All the negative comes from parents that can;t be bothered to spend time with their children. Well done Kirstie. Todays parents don't care about rules and guidelines because they weren't shown any by their parents. No wonder there are no maners are care for today others