Dad Says NO to Sharing Kids' Supplies, Ignites DEBATE! 🎒💥

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🎒 Back-to-school shopping is always an exciting time, especially when your little one is starting their very first year! 🥰 As a dad of two boys, I love letting them express their independence by picking out their own supplies (within reason, of course 😉). But this year, we hit a bit of a snag... 😕 The school sent out a list with some pretty strict standards, and I'm not sure how to handle it. 🤔 Buckle up, because this supply saga is about to get wild! 🎢

🎒 Back-to-School Shopping Excitement! 🖍️

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👦 Little Bro Joins the Shopping Crew 🛒

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🖌️ Encouraging Independence (Within Reason) 🎨

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🎁 Thoughtful Gifts for Teachers 🍎

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📝 Strict School Supply Standards 😕

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🤔 Confusion Over Communal Supplies

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🗣️ Mixed Reactions to Dad's Decision

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🆘 AITA for Not Following the Rules? 🤷‍♂️

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✏️ EDIT: Happy to Help Others in Need 💕

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🤝 Kiddos Love to Share Their Supplies 😊

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👩‍🏫 Respecting Teachers' Hard Work 🙌

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🚨 School Supply Showdown: Dad vs. The System 📚🆚📜

So here's the sitch: Dad and his two boys are all geared up for their annual back-to-school shopping extravaganza 🛍️🎉, but this year, the school's throwing a wrench in their plans with a super strict supply list 📝😒. Dad's not about that "one-size-fits-all" life, so he decides to stick to his guns and let his kids pick out their own supplies 🖍️🎨. But not everyone's on board with his rebellious ways 😬. Will Dad stick it to the man, or will he cave to the communal crayon pressure? 🤔 Let's see what the internet has to say about this school supply showdown! 👀🍿

Parent criticized for not sharing supplies, offered alternative solution. 👍

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Teacher calls out dad for not following school supply rules 🚫

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Teacher explains importance of communal supplies, YTA in situation.

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Teachers deserve better support, not blame. 👏

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Ignoring school policy = difficult parent with difficult kids 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Ex-teacher not bothered by dad's supply rule, but warns teachers.

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Parent criticized for not sharing supplies in classroom. YTA.

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Parent refuses to share supplies with class, teacher shames them. 😑

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Parent called out for not sharing supplies, sparks heated debate 🤬

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Parent questions communal school supplies, sparks debate on responsibility 👨🏻💻

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Sharing supplies helps teachers budget and prevent loss. 📚

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Parent defends buying supplies for own child, not entire class 👍

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NTA dad sparks debate over shared classroom supplies 💥

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Teaching kids boundaries > forcing communal supplies 👍

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Parent expresses frustration with teachers demanding supplies for others. 😑

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Buying the list benefits everyone - NTA comment

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Debate over sharing school supplies and teacher wages. 💼📝👨‍🏫

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Different school supply sharing customs in Europe and America?

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Parent criticized for not sharing supplies with classmates. YTA verdict.

MichelleInMpls | MichelleInMpls

Parents should be able to get what their child wants 👍

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Sharing supplies not fair to all kids, school should provide shareable items.

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Debate over sharing kids' supplies in underfunded education system. 👏

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Sharing school supplies is a nightmare according to commenter.

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User criticizes school policy and suggests government funding for supplies. 💡

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YTA insists on not sharing supplies in a shared space 😑

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Schools should provide teachers with supplies, not the other way around 📚

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Sharing supplies in school: NTA thinks it's bizarre and suggests alternatives.

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Debate over sharing kids' supplies sparks disagreement with class policy. 🙅

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Debate over forcing kids to share school supplies with classmates.

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Sharing supplies? Not my responsibility, says NTA commenter.

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Government should provide school supplies, not parents. NTA.

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The struggles of a kindergarten teacher with material management 😫

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Confusion over school supplies list sparks NTA comment.

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NTA: Should parents pay for other kids' supplies? 🤔

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Redditors call out parent's behavior as problematic 🙅

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Debate over sharing classroom supplies ignites when parent violates policy 💥

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Sharing supplies in school: YTA or NAH? 🤔

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Some parents see it as forced charity by teachers. 🙄

Next_Sundae779 | Next_Sundae779

Respect the teacher's instructions or ask for clarification 👍

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Sharing school supplies: generosity or inconvenience? 🙂

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Parent criticized for not involving teacher/principal in supply issue 👤

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Teaching kids sharing means not stealing their stuff. 👍

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Senior defends dad's decision to not share kids' supplies.

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A non-American's take on US schools' lack of supplies 🤔

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Sharing supplies for class - NTA or ESH? 📝

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Balancing personal school supplies and donations sparks debate. 🚡

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NAH suggests buying specific boxes to encourage tidiness and sharing.

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Dislike sharing supplies but YTA. Communicate with school beforehand. 👍

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Sharing supplies teaches problem-solving and helps the teacher's control 👍

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A teacher explains the potential problems with not following school supply lists. 📚

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Sparking debate: spending your own money on supplies, NTA?

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Teacher-made list for supplies, YTA for not following. 😕

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Parent disagrees with school supply sharing policy. Others disagree.

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Teaching kids to share is important, YTA. 👍

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Why a 12-pack of crayons is enough for kids 🖍️

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Unpopular opinion sparks debate on classroom supplies sharing 🤔

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NTA defends against school's money-saving tactic 💰

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A kindergarten teacher explains why kids don't need desks.

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Sharing supplies is common in younger grades, don't be TA 😕

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User thinks dad is TA for not sharing kids' supplies

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NTA, but is it worth the headache with teacher and students? 🤔

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Sharing is caring, but not always necessary. Soft YTA explained.


NTA: Parent argues against communal supplies due to pandemic concerns 👋

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Is sharing school supplies safe post-pandemic? Let's discuss! 🙏

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Is sharing school supplies a new thing? 🤔

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Parent defends not sharing kids' supplies, sparks debate. NTA 👍

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Teacher and parent have reasonable concerns about classroom supplies 💪🏻

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The great debate over Rose Art vs Ticonderoga pencils.

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Concerned commenter points out unsanitary aspect of community supplies during pandemic 💫

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To share or not to share? That's the crayonundrum! 😍

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Label important supplies and share the rest, YTA mildly.

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Parent refuses to share supplies, sparks debate. NTA stance.

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Don't be the A**hole parent who won't share communal supplies 👍

redditak168 | redditak168

Home schooling seems like a good option for some parents 👨🏻‍🏫

Applekid1259 | Applekid1259

NAH suggests not sharing supplies due to COVID concerns. 😊

TheatreKid1020 | TheatreKid1020

Protecting your kid's supplies: NTA, keep doing you! 💯

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Teacher calls out dad for not following classroom rules 🙅

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Protecting immunocompromised kids, NTA sparks debate on school policies 👍

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Sharing is caring, YTA disagrees. Teachers suffer. 😔

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Discussion on sharing supplies sparks debate without clear verdict.

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One commenter questions the sharing of school supplies during COVID-19.

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Criticism of education system for putting burden on parents and teachers 😕

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Let kids express themselves with unique school supplies. NTA.

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Buy supplies, let kid choose. A-hole or not? Discuss. 👨🏻‍🎢

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Sharing is caring, YTA disagrees. Keep your supplies at home 🙅

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Be a considerate parent, don't burden teachers with extra work 👍

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Parent criticized for not sharing supplies, sparks classroom debate 📝

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