Re: Should parents be in control of a child's future?
Like DA said, up until 18 the parents should be able to do what they want to their kids. However, I don't think parents should set the kid's future life in stone. What I mean is that parents shouldn't have control over what college or job their kid is going to have when they're older. If the kid is 8 then the parents shouldn't be trying to get him to work as a politcian or send him off to Yale unless he wants to.