OK... I've got ten minutes before the newscast, so I'll make this fast. Simply put, the world has a discipline problem when it comes to kids. Parents are trying too hard to be "Mr. or Mrs. Nice Guy" and are failing at raising their children.
Here's a true story... Last week, my wife and two boys decide to go visit the new Chick-fil-a. When we sit down and start arranging our food, I notice a little boy running up to our table. He runs up, looks at me and snatches some fries from my wife! His mother is looking right at him. He does not get in trouble and we do not get an apology. At first, I thought that this was not "really" a big deal until I see a trend. The kid then goes into the playroom and starts acting bratty with my boys. Next, he tries to shove the door into another mother (twice).... Then, he hits his mother when she FINALLY starts to discipline him. I should add that while she was getting on to him, she was kissing him. It was really weird.
We also saw another mother "ask" their kid if they wanted to eat. The kid said no and continued playing on the playground.
My kids are not perfect, but please! Discipline your kids!!!!! I'm not saying that you beat them, but you are not doing them a favor by letting them act like brats.
News time... gotta go! Feel free to comment.