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I like big butts, the song. Mamas3(B's) Due April 19; 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Indiana 1972 posts
Jan 6th '13

I have a 4 year old daughter who will be 5 in june. and a 3 year old son...
My mom just let them listen to i like big butts by sir mix alot and let them watch the video. Am i wrong in thinking this is not a good song for them to listen to? I got into a fight with my mom about it because i made her turn it off, and she just thinks im the worst parent in the world because "its life, and its normal" but i dont really see how letting my child listen to a song that has half naked girls dancing and talking about b****s and hoes and talking about taking them home... Idk did i over react?

C'sMom! 1 child; Minnesota 1263 posts
Jan 6th '13

I agree with you but Shrek ruined any say I had with that song

Jennybananna 2 kids; Gilbert, AZ, United States 25079 posts
Jan 6th '13

Eh its just a song but if you were uncomfortable with it then your mother should of respected your wishes.

Commander Shepard 18 kids; Jacksonville, Florida 6447 posts
Jan 6th '13

I grew up listening to worse things, so I really wouldn't care. But they're your kids and I think you should be in charge of what they see and hear.

{tamz} Due April 19; 2 kids; Maryland 2549 posts
Jan 6th '13

I don't think you are overreacting. I think anything that wouldn't be considered G rated, with kids that age, should be left up to the parents to decide and everyone else should respect that. I can understand maybe making a poor decision, but not arguing with the parent about it afterwards!

loser mom 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Oslo, Norway, ,,, Europe 12277 posts
Jan 6th '13

Thanks, OP... now I have that song stuck in my head. :)


But yeah... regardless of how harmless someone else thinks it is, she should have respected your wishes.

P3RvYmCp3rv 2 kids; Carlyle, Illinois 11904 posts
Jan 6th '13
Quoting Commander Shepard:" I grew up listening to worse things, so I really wouldn't care. But they're your kids and I think you should be in charge of what they see and hear."

This!!! and sadly my kids listen to the same things I did when I grew up and my almost 4 year old knows how to work apple products better than I do.

Drunk Blair Waldorf 2 kids; Alpharetta, Georgia 19630 posts
Jan 6th '13

Just because it's life and they're going to be exposed to it eventually doesn't mean your mom should be intentionally exposing it to them.... ever, but especially this young.

Mrs Mia Wallace Due May 9; 33 kids; 3 angel babies; Georgia 2859 posts
Jan 6th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Commander Shepard:</b>" I grew up listening to worse things, so I really wouldn't care. But they're your kids and I think you should be in charge of what they see and hear."</blockquote>




So did I. I remember listening to NWA, 2 Live Crew, etc.



OP, you have the final say and your decision should be respected.

loser mom 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Oslo, Norway, ,,, Europe 12277 posts
Jan 6th '13
Quoting Mrs Mia Wallace:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Commander Shepard:</b>" I grew up listening to worse things, ... [snip!] ... So did I. I remember listening to NWA, 2 Live Crew, etc. OP, you have the final say and your decision should be respected."


gotta throw a little Too Short in there also... :)

Mrs Mia Wallace Due May 9; 33 kids; 3 angel babies; Georgia 2859 posts
Jan 6th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting loser mom:</b>" gotta throw a little Too Short in there also... :)"</blockquote>



Omg! :lol: Forgot about Too Short...and Ghetto Boys...