10 Controversial Rules For My Children

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Times have changed.
Technology has changed.
Teens are changing.

I keep wondering, what would I have done differently had I been born in today’s day and time? In fact, given that I am going to be a father soon, what are the rules & regulations that I would want my own child to follow?

Here are a list of 10 successful strategies I would ensure my child would follow or I would, had I been born in todays day and age:

  1. SOCIAL MEDIA? NOT ALLOWED
    ABSOLUTELY NO facebook, twitter, instagram or any social media account. They are destructive & an utter waste of time.
  2. NO SMART DEVICE
    My child will not be allowed to use an smart phone or tablet. Learning? Oh there are more than enough books for it. And yes — No TV in my house.
  3. ONLINE ADDICTION MASTERY
    Mastery of Online addiction like online games so that as my kid gets older, my kid would not be impulsive where spending online is concerned. For this supervision would be mandatory
  4. EVERYDAY ROUTINE
    - Reading 20 pages loudly of a self-improvement book
    - Public speaking to improve communication
    - Meditation
    - Yoga & exercise
  5. PRIVILEGES ARE EARNED
    Nothing that my child asks will be given for free. The child will be asked to work for it. It can be anything — from cleaning the house, to throwing the garbage to doing the dishes. Everything will have a cost/benefit aspect to it.
  6. MY HOUSE — MY RULES
    Obedience, Respect, Humility, Honor & the Family Hierarchy will be followed without question. I will follow the Eastern Principles of raising a child. Not the Western Modernized principles — which I believe will absolutely destroy my child. If my child wants equal rights — my child can shoulder the expenses & responsibilities. Then we can talk about being ‘equal’.
  7. MANDATORY MONEY MASTERY
    My child will be given money for the work done and then be given the freedom to do whatever my child feels like doing with it. If the money is spent too soon — the child will feel the pain. The money is saved — the child will learn the power of having the power. Either way — Money Mastery will be Mandatory.
  8. SUFFERING
    I will ensure my child has to work physically hard and endure suffering and pain that comes with having a difficult life. From sleeping on the floor, to working in the fields under the hot sun — my child will be made to endure these hardships because it will make my child strong.
  9. THE POWER OF ‘BEING YOU’
    Creams for getting bleached, Drinks to make your skin glow & accessories to make you look attractive — I will ensure all this nonsense will exposed as pointless, useless & worthless. Today’s generation has a fascination from all these gimmicks, to toys, to its worst form — surgery. I will make sure my child doesn’t need to change to accepted as ‘cool’ in anyone’s books.
  10. ABSOLUTELY NO
    Smoking, Drinking, Drugs, Road Rage & Unprotected Sex — I will literally take my child to hospitals & jails to show how these vices have destroyed other peoples lives. And if required, to instill fear into my child — I will even keep my child behind bars in solitary confinement for days just so that the extreme disgust & hate for these acts will remain etched in my child’s life forever.

Yes,
Times have changed.
Technology has changed.
Teens are changing.
However — Values, Ethics, Morals & Principles remain the same.
And that is what I intend to bring into the Loy Machedo household.

Loy Machedo

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