Friday, September 21, 2012

Whether Potty-Training Kids should be Allowed to Urinate Publicly

From Jacoba Urist, writing for NBCNews:

To pee or not to pee in public? That’s a hot debate among potty-training parents. Some say it’s no big deal for a small child to do an occasional “nature pee,” while others think public pottying should be a crime.

In some places it is. Philadelphia mom Caroline Robboy recently got slapped with a ticket – and a lecture on bad parenting – when she let her 2-year-old son pee in public. She and her three children went out to dinner at a Johnny Rockets, then visited a nearby clothing shop, where her 2-year old son announced he had to go. Robboy told NBC News the store wouldn’t allow them to use the restroom. 

Read more here.

MR

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2012/09/whether-potty-training-kids-should-be-allowed-to-urinate-publicly.html

Current Affairs | Permalink

TrackBack URL for this entry:

http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef017c31f5c016970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Whether Potty-Training Kids should be Allowed to Urinate Publicly:

Comments

All of a sudden, you'd be getting into an argument about public breast-feeding! This is an interesting debate for first-semester ethics philosophers. Good post- maybe a look into some potty training info might aid this situation.

Posted by: Potty Training REgression | Jan 6, 2013 8:42:56 PM

Post a comment