12 Ridiculous Rules Parents Use to Control Their Kids

Parents do their best to keep their children away from bad things. But here are a few things parents warned about with illogical and dumb reasoning.

1. Turning Lights on the Car Is Illegal

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One young boy shared his childhood memory. He stated that when he was a kid, his father restricted him from different things from age 5 to 6. And he hates the lights on inside the cars. He dislikes it even more while driving. To make me avoid turning the lights on, he warned me that this was illegal. And whenever I see a traffic police warden, I ensure the lights are off. He believed in this fake thing until he was 15 to 16.

2. Schools Mischief Are a Permanent Record

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Every kid is naughty in their school time. But parents do their best to keep their kids safe from mischief. One girl stated that when she was in 4th standard, her mother said her minor mistake would be a permanent record every time. And this thing was absorbed in her deeply. Even she is aware of making little mistakes at school. And this thing has no reality.

3. Water Logged While Swimming

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A boy on an online platform shared his ridiculous story. He shared that swimming was his hobby in childhood. And whenever he went into the pool or beach, his mother used to warn him about getting waterlogged. She says that his body is getting full of water. And she can watch the water has reached the iris. So this is the time to get out of the water.

4. Junk Food Is Plastic

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Every kid loves junk food and snacks. One commentator shared that her mother did her best to keep her away from junk food. Because her teeth were getting destroyed due to junk food, her mother always says these junk foods are made up of plastic. And this plastic will stay in your stomach for the rest of your life.

5. D&D Will Kill You

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D&D is a game that was popular in the last generation. Kids used to play this game by gathering in one house. This game is based on storytelling. To keep the kids away from this game, for no reason, parents tell them this game will hack their minds. And it will lead you to sacrifice yourself.

6. Gum Takes 7 Years to Digest

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Gum takes seven years to digest. This myth is widespread. And it is told by almost every parent of gum-loving kids. A girl stated that all her siblings love to chew gums. Her mother always warned them that gum would remain in the stomach for seven years. And it was totally a controlling tactic.

7. Haunted House Does Not Have Bathrooms

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A male commentator shared that at a very young age, he always asked his parents to visit haunted houses. And every time, they argue that haunted houses do not have bathrooms. If you need to go there, what will they do? This thing always keeps him away from visiting there.

8. Crossing Eyes Could Be Permanent

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Kids play with each other and fight. Kids also make faces at each other and cross their eyes. But the father of one commentator scolded him and said you will get permanent eyes and face like this if you continue to do this. He added it was the creepy thing he had ever listened to.

9. Rice Grain Left Would Be a Pimple

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A young lady shared that her mother was very conscious about eating etiquette. Whenever she left a plate with rice, her mother told her that one rice grain on the scale meant one pimple on her face. She added that she knew it was not a reality but still compared the rice and pimple.

10. Internet People Are Serial Killers

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To keep their children away from the internet and social media friends, parents tell them lame things. A boy typed a comment that his late father told him every person on the internet is a serial killer. They are sitting with a spread network of crimes. And he believed this till his teenage.

11. Disobedience Will Get You Fired

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A male participant shared his view on this topic. He stated that his father always tells him that the way you shout at him, he will be fired if he yells at his boss. He added he still considers his voice while talking to his supervisor. But this was a fake statement.

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12. Cell Phones Are the Cause of Cancer

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A millennial age boy affirmed that his parents relate all cancer to the usage of mobile phones. Even a minor rise in body temperature was linked to the use of phones. But this was proved only a controlling tactic of his parents.

Parents do their best to keep their children away from bad things. But here are a few things parents warned about with illogical and dumb reasoning.

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