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#1 Hayleymumof3

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:03 PM

DD1 has a friend over for a sleep over, the kids wanted to go for a bike ride/skate board ride.  The friend is on the skate board.  As they were about to leave I asked the friend where her helmet was.  She told me it was broken and her parents were buying her a new one.  I insisted that she borrow one of ours she has borrowed DD2's.

Have I done the right thing?

The girls(DD1 and her friend) looked at me like I grew horns.

#2 Not Escapin Xmas

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:06 PM

yep. Even though at 11 I would have looked at you the same way LOL.

#3 NunSoFeral

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:07 PM

Hmmm - THI vs Helmet Hair?

You did the very rightest thing.

Stand firm.
Pop some tinsel on your horns, it Christmas!

#4 bakesgirls

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:11 PM

Yep. Right thing IMO. You better go find your pitchfork though, it'll accessorise wonderfully with your horns.

#5 Hayleymumof3

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:14 PM

You better go find your pitchfork though,

dev (6).gif I have one already

#6 lamarque

Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:46 PM

Definitely.  They can hurt their brains on their parents watch, not yours.

#7 Funwith3

Posted 30 November 2012 - 06:14 PM

Yes of course you did the right thing.... is this a trick question!??

#8 HRH Countrymel

Posted 30 November 2012 - 06:19 PM

What you did was totally un cool.

And as the Mum that is your role.

#9 MintyBiscuit

Posted 30 November 2012 - 06:21 PM

I hated wearing a helmet at that age, so you would've got a filthy look from me too. But you did do the right thing.

I wonder how long her helmet has been "broken" wink.gif

#10 Hayleymumof3

Posted 30 November 2012 - 06:34 PM

is this a trick question!??

No not a trick question I was just worried I have now socially stunned DD1 by being the mean nasty horn headed mum who makes her friends wear helmets when it doesn't seem to concern the child in questions parents.

#11 Pearson

Posted 30 November 2012 - 07:27 PM

QUOTE (hayleymumof3 @ 30/11/2012, 06:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No not a trick question I was just worried I have now socially stunned DD1 by being the mean nasty horn headed mum who makes her friends wear helmets when it doesn't seem to concern the child in questions parents.

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