Children’s Rule for Parents

As the following samples show, this book includes everything from the hilarious to the heartbreaking. Unlike these excerpts, the book is organized by topic; the name of each writer is given, with hometown and grade.


  • Dads should say yes if mothers say no.
  • Rake your own lawn, you bought it.
  • Baths: only if nessasarry.
  • I don’t think my parents should make me wear a sweater when they are cold.
  • Divorced parents shouldn’t say bad things about the other parent in front of the child.
  • Don’t take drugs like beer.
  • Don’t get upset if we don’t do nothing right.
  • Parents can give things to their children or they can spend time with their children. Time is best.
  • Parents should obey God. Parents should not obey Satan.
  • Parents must realize that their children are their own people, not an extension from themselves.