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Parents often get blamed for their children’s actions. Parents find themselves taking accountability for the things their children do. 

Parents shouldn’t be fully responsible for their children’s actions. 

Children tend to make many mistakes during their childhood. Parents do not have full control over the way their children act. Children have their own minds. According to Educaloi, “Children who cause damage can be taken to court and held legally responsible for their actions.” By law, depending on the damage, the parent won’t have anything to do with what their child has done. 

Others believe that the parents should take responsibility for their children’s actions. Although it’s easy to say, parents shouldn’t be blamed for that. Children do and say what they choose, especially when they’re not around their parents. Unless the parent has something to do with the situation, they shouldn’t be blamed. 

Children should be responsible for the actions they make. Parents don’t have full control over what their children do. Blaming parents doesn’t teach the child a lesson. 

Children should learn responsibility and consequences for their actions. If parents deal with the consequences, it doesn’t show the child that they are in the wrong. Children shouldn’t think that they can do what they want, and punishing parents shows that to them. 

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Olivia Busico
Olivia Busico, Opinion Writer
Livi is a Junior at Struthers High School and is 17 years old. She is in Journalism 1 as an opinion writer. Livi enjoys swimming, amusement parks, attending concerts/events, shopping, and sleeping. Her favorite subject in school is English. She enjoys spending time with her friends and boyfriend. Livi’s favorite singer is “A Boogie wit the Hoodie.” Livi is involved within her school. She plays softball and is involved in 3 clubs: Medical Careers Club, Interact Club, and Future Teachers Club. Livi enjoys playing softball and has been a part of the community for 13 years. Livi used to work at Dairy Queen in Struthers but now works at Gordon Food Services. She’s been there for a little over a month and couldn't ask for a better crew to work with. Livi’s favorite part of Journalism is having the opportunity to choose what she writes about. Her main goal for the school year is to get into National Honor Society and maintain straight A’s. Math has always been a challenge for her, but Mr.Matzye makes it more fun and understanding. Livi wants to become an Ultrasound Technician after High School and is looking forward to graduating next year.
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