I feel like parents can teach their children what they know growing up but as their children get older that’s when they here other things from school, friends, family members, etc. The child can choose what to believe. If they are influenced by wrong choices and people then they will turn into someone who’s always in trouble. It’s not the parents fault from there as long as they were trying to be good parents all along.
“She does NOT come back here. Ever!” I hissed. He stared at me, like I’d grown a second head. Apparently, no one had ever just booted his mother out the door, at least in his presence. Even his father deferred to her. But he nodded, and stepped to the door, and locked it. I think it was the sound of the bolt sliding home that drove the point in; his mother backed out of the drive in a towering rage.