Raise Those Babies Right!!!

So the other night wifey and I were crusing the net and came across the YouTube vids of the infamous, gangster ass Laterian Milton. Now wifey had never heard of Laterian before (she isn’t on the web like that), but she was amazed at what she saw. Now for those of you who don’t know Laterian is a 7-year-old kid who stole his grandmother’s car, drove it a few miles, crashed into a few other cars and when he was interview by the news and asked why he had done such a thing, he replied, “I just wanted to do hood rat things with my friend.”

Of course I found the video hilarious; wifey? Not so much. She was concerned about our own kids and asked me, “What if our kids turned out like that?” Shit, damn if I wasn’t tempted to wake my son up out his sleep and spank him for preventive measures (I kid, I kid). But in all seriousness, one of my biggest fears is having unruly kids. For the most part wifey and I have been doing pretty good so far. One thing I’ve learned is we must be a unified front. It’s amazing how my three-year-old son can sense when wifey and I are going through some shit and then tries to play us against each other.

He’d ask me for something and I’d say no, and then he goes right back and asks her. Now if wifey and I aren’t communicating, it’s easy for Bundy Jr. to get what he wants. So I may not want to see wifey’s grill on a particular day, but I’ll be damned if I end up with a lil Laterian Milton who does “bad stuff because it’s fun.”

How do ya’ll with kids manage to keep a unified front?

See Laterian for yourself. Smh…

-Al “Brooklyn” Bundy

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  • Amen to united we stand approach. I’ve been divorced 5yrs and have had more than a few ugly moments with my ex but through it all we let our boys know that we move as one when it comes to them. That translates to lots of phone call/meetings between the two of us to formulate our plan/approach to discipline, education, fun times, etc. So if son #1 or 2 tries to play me for a sucka, once I lay down the law, I get on the batphone and let daddy know the deal and he quickly lends support to my action. Sometimes we disagree on how to deal with certain situations but never in front of the boys. A divided house WILL fall. A family united has better odds at turning out responsible young men.

  • thats my boy… Mr Hoodrat Stuff!

  • Bundy

    your right alysimone.
    I may come home from work and my son is already on punishment and even if i dont agree that the punishment fits the crime, I’ll still support her decision. That shit is important, i knew somebody out here was gonna feel me.