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I wish I could say that this assignment were difficult for me, but I’m a Mother of 5 and a wife. Which I think we can all agree that being a wife actually means I’m a Mother of six. All kidding aside, I feel both of those factors represent several different kinds of stressors in my SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT. One that is of top priority to me is how my children act in public. By in public, I mean anywhere outside our home. It is of the utmost importance to me that in no way can anyone around me have a complaint about my children’s behavior. To accomplish this, it takes a lot of discipline and consistency whether I am at home, at a relative or a friend’s house or even out at a store. My children are very aware that no matter where we are, the rules don’t change. Even if it means that my husband and I miss out on certain things, such as going to the movies, if I don’t feel that it is something my children are ready to handle, then we don’t attend until they are at the appropriate social and mental age. The way I go about handling these things is by watching the world around me. If I don’t like how someone’s child acted while at my home, than that is something I will make sure my children never do at someone else’s house. When I see a child at the store throwing a tantrum, while I understand that children and parents have hard days, I still expect the parent to do something about it. Even if it means you have to leave your cart full of merchandise and bring the child to the car. Not only do I feel that it is disrespectful to everyone else in the store to let your child act up, it also teaches them a lesson, that being disobedient in public won’t earn them what they are wanting. My husband and I agreed before our MARRIAGE began on how we would lead and raise our FAMILY and the golden rule is something him and I stand firm on. I hope that this doesn’t come across like I think I…...

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