house rules

Kid reaching for a strawberry on the kitchen countertop
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There's no official manual on how to raise kids since every household has different protocols that have been passed down between generations.

And while general rules like "no running around the house" or "finish your plate or you get no dessert" may sound familiar, there are those that are so specific, they almost make no sense.

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A picture of a perfect home
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When we enter into someone's home, we need to adhere to what others want in their homes.

Take off your shoes.

No alcohol.

Clean the toilet after use.

All things we can make possible.

Respecting other people's boundaries is important.

That shouldn't be a problem... unless the rules are a bit strange.

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Hosts Describe The Worst Examples Of A Guest Making Themselves At Home
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You do the good-natured thing of letting someone into your home.

You allow them to eat your food, share your living space, and bathe using your water. And what do they do in return?

Stuff like the people in these stories did.

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My house, my rules. That is a very popular mantra of many parents over generations. For a solid decade or two it works in parental favor. But then children grow up and make “friends” and rules soon go out the window. That can cause some issues for everyone. Redditor Fit_Departure800 wanted to discuss her story […] More
No two parents raise their children the same way. As long as children are given love and attention and remain safe and healthy, there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to parenting. Redditor Far_Constant848 and his wife raise their children on the stricter side, enforcing rules on what their teenage son and […] More