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Regarding Steve Frederiksen's letter of Sept. 11 ["Brooke Point fans need manners lessons"]: Parents who do not correct their child's bad behavior teach them that they are not accountable. They teach them to say, "It's not my fault because "
Each individual is responsible for his or her actions, regardless of age. When a child errs, the reason why his or her actions were incorrect should be explained. Age-appropriate actions to atone for the error should be offered to the child.
Why would a parent accept improper action or attitude from their child? How does that choice aid in developing their child into an adult who will be accepted and will thrive in society?
Deborah W. Gregory