There are many ways to be a bad parent to your kids, but these self-centered people don’t just hurt their kids; they hurt everyone around them. Some people have no idea or care about how annoying their actions are, whether they think the world revolves around their kid(s) or that the world and their kid(s) revolve around them.
Here is a list of photos from the internet that show all kinds of bad parenting. They will make your blood boil. The toxic people on this list could use a class on how to be better parents. For example, they don’t clean up after their kids’ messes and let them run wild, or they don’t care about their kids at all, which could cause them to get hurt. Scroll down to see how crazy parents can be.
#1 Parents Letting Their Children Play On The “Vietnam Women’s Memorial” Right In Front Of Veterans
#2 These Kids Just Destroyed This Thrift Shop’s Toy Section And Their Parents Did Nothing
There’s no doubt about it: raising kids is hard. It’s easy to get stressed out and angry, which can lead to some bad ways of raising kids. Here are some bad ways to raise children. Talk to your kids instead of yelling at them. Clinical psychologist Barbara Greenberg, PhD, who is known for her TV appearances on the mental health of teens and young adults, told Reader’s Digest: “Toxic parents are known for not listening to their kids and instead talking over them or at them.” She said they should “try hard to stay quiet and listen, listen, and listen some more. If kids feel like they are being heard, they will talk more and tell more secrets.
#3 This Mother…
Try to keep a good attitude! Negative thoughts can be stronger than you think and change how you talk to your kids. Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D., is a child psychology expert who is known around the world. He told RD, “No kid is perfect, but parents often don’t realize how much their own thoughts, not their kids’ actions, affect how they feel.”
#4 Leaving Dirty Diapers At Your Table After Leaving A Restaurant Is Pretty Trashy
#5 Letting Your Kid Watch A Movie On Full Volume In A Restaurant
When you have a million things to do—the dog got out, you have to drop people off at activities, and you still have to work—it’s hard to stay calm. Dr. Bernstein thinks it’s important to learn how to deal with these frustrations as a parent because it can help your child behave better. “When you learn to recognize and deal with your own frustrations as a parent, you’ll be amazed at how quickly your child’s difficult behaviors can change.”
#6 Lifting Your Kids Over A Guard Rail So You Can Ignore Them With Your Smartphone While They Try To Destroy A Display
Your child is not just what they do. We all have bad days, but imagine if you lost your temper with your child, and from then on, your child only thought of you as “angry” mom or dad. The same is true for your children. Dr. Bernstein said, “When parents don’t have time to take a breath and think, they may sometimes see their children in a global way.” Because of this, parents can lock their children into a bad identity by giving them negative labels like “lazy,” “problematic,” “selfish,” and “inconsiderate.”” Focus on solutions, not labels.
#7 This Mom Allowing Her Child To Listen To His iPad Full Volume Without Headphones For The Entire Flight
Even in the same family, every kid is different, and they all have something to offer. Maybe you get along better with one sibling or have more in common with them, but putting kids against each other is harmful, especially if you think it will make them behave differently. “Instead, you should celebrate each child’s uniqueness,” says Dr. Greenberg. “Comparing kids hurts their self-esteem and doesn’t motivate them.”