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so do you pry in other kids school bags when they come home for tea?

(301 Posts)
sneakypeak Mon 20-Oct-08 17:33:54

I always have a look to see what reading book theyre on/ what the standard of their work is compared to my dcs.

am i sneaky / sad or is this just normal human curiosity?

scaryfucker Mon 20-Oct-08 17:34:40

of course I do

doesn't everyone?

Tidgypuds Mon 20-Oct-08 17:35:12


misdee Mon 20-Oct-08 17:35:52


and i will make sure i will take dd2 bag off her if she goes anywhere straight from school.

notnowbernard Mon 20-Oct-08 17:36:34

Oh God, absolutely

Only FREAKS don't do that sort of thing

Next question, please

misdee Mon 20-Oct-08 17:37:11

[misdee is a freak]

Monkeyblue Mon 20-Oct-08 17:37:43

I take DC school bag before they go to someone elses.

mehgalegs Mon 20-Oct-08 17:38:04

There was a very heated thread on this not long ago. It seems to provoke outrage in quite a few people.

I'll admit to it. I worry about DS2 and DS3's reading and want to see just how far behind they are.

twinsetandpearls Mon 20-Oct-08 17:38:13

would not even enter my head.

twinsetandpearls Mon 20-Oct-08 17:38:14

would not even enter my head.

notnowbernard Mon 20-Oct-08 17:38:21

<keeps tongue in cheek a bit longer>

Monkeyblue Mon 20-Oct-08 17:40:08

Its private

A friend did this and read that the childs parents and complained about her DS.shock

nooOOOoonki Mon 20-Oct-08 17:40:49

I wouldn't but am nosy ...have you found anything interesting?

sneakypeak Mon 20-Oct-08 17:41:26

ah, didnt see other thread. lol at 'outrage' though - can just imagine!

i do feel a bit guilty and sneaky when i do it... but just cant help it

hatrick Mon 20-Oct-08 17:41:27

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seeker Mon 20-Oct-08 17:44:11

I started a thread about this once. I was the only one who was prepared to admit to doing it......!

misdee Mon 20-Oct-08 17:46:04

dd1 is 'average' in her reading. so am not overly concerend and wouldnt compare her with other kids.

if anyone checked dd2 bookbag they would think their child was massively behind. she is in year one and working at the top end of year 2 level.

Monkeyblue Mon 20-Oct-08 17:46:23

Jeez had realised most people did this

Glad I take the school bags off DC before they go for a playdate wink

Sycamoretree Mon 20-Oct-08 17:46:44

I have absolutely no idea what would make a parent do this. I'm totally shock. How is it any more ok than going in an adult's bag?

It's a total invasion of privacy - you should stop, immediately. Bad, bad women.

notnowbernard Mon 20-Oct-08 17:47:15

Odd thing to do IMO

Would be a bit like opening someone else's mail... it's private and you don't do it

Eunicewonderstuff Mon 20-Oct-08 17:48:14

This is such a made up thread.

Let's see it zip up 300 threads by bedtime shall we.

andiem Mon 20-Oct-08 17:48:20

no no no
all of you who do need to get a life

notnowbernard Mon 20-Oct-08 17:49:43

I think OP is a wind-up
(almost a carbon copy of the lunchbox thread)

But judging by responses people obv do this!

Mandelbrot Mon 20-Oct-08 17:50:20

For those of you who do, why not just ask the parents?

Is anyone prepared to admit asking a child to tea purely to nose through its bag to see its reading level etc?

Countingthegreyhairs Mon 20-Oct-08 17:50:24

You are kidding aren't you. Aren't you? Wouldn't dream of it.

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