I'm That Extremely Strict Mom, and These Are 4 of My Biggest Rules
The world can be a scary place sometimes, and when you're a parent, the endless worrying about your family can keep you up at night (like, all night). Just putting my kids on the school bus can cause heart palpitations when I think about what could happen while they're out of my sight. From school shootings to child predators to online bullies, there is no shortage of potential ways kids can get hurt, or worse. That is why I will not apologize to my children, or society at large, for being the strictest mom in town. Sure, my kiddos complain about my long list of rules, but that doesn't faze me. I know being overprotective for as long as possible is necessary to keep them safe. And I feel confident that being a strict mom benefits my children more than it restricts them.
When it comes to rules, here are four that I am not flexible on when it comes to raising my three kids, ages 9, 7, and 4: