Spears not a good parent according to monitor

Britney SpearsThe court appointed monitor who was seen with Britney Spears after she was given temporary custody of her sons last week did not get a good impression of the pop tart’s mothering skills. Us Magazine reports that the monitor handed in a very damaging report. A source told the magazine that Britney “paid her monitor no attention or respect at all, as if she were some employee whom she could blow off. Britney’s often distracted and in her own world when she has the kids and has a hard time focusing. She is adamant that she doesn’t have to listen to anybody—that it’s her way or the highway.”

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  1. Nancy • October 24, 2007 @ 5:33 PM

    Ohhhhhhhh….so now the table has turned and they want respect from her, eh!!!!! Well, get this…Britney does not have to pay any attention at all to the monitor, as long as she is taking care of the kids that is all that matters. Of course she is often distracted and in her own world and sometimes has a hard time focusing….she is running her own empire! Hello???? I am a parent too, and guess what? I am often distracted and in my own world and I even have a hard time focusing sometimes!! 99% of the time my kids don’t listen to me either!!!

  2. Nancy • October 24, 2007 @ 5:35 PM

    Could be worse, she could do what Kevin does and stick them with nannies constantly. Oh, I forgot…that is the RIGHT thing to do!!????

  3. Andrew • October 24, 2007 @ 6:28 PM

    ??? Are you distracted doing drugs, getting drunk and crashing into other people’s cars?

  4. Anonymous • October 24, 2007 @ 9:35 PM

    Was this assessment made before or after Britney got her new lips???

  5. StarSam • October 25, 2007 @ 12:19 AM

    Nancy, get a life. OK. Briteny’s a bitch who cares about herself too much. If your kids don’t listen to you, then you are a bad parent just like her. So stop yapping and advocating.

  6. Karen • October 25, 2007 @ 4:52 AM

    This girl is going to hit rock bottom soon. The sooner the better. She needs a serious reality check. If she’s distracted and not in the head space then she shouldn’t have them at all…. Acting that way with two very young children.

    Two young children that need constant attention at ages 1 and 2, are they not? They need a mother that pays attention!

    As a single parent myself, I get nothing but the best compliments when it comes to my child. From Teachers, other Parents and even her classmates. This is definitely not from being distracted or not being focused. I may have “one” child but I know I have been a good mother to her %100. She is surrounded by love, good role models and is in one of the best schools.

    You can’t have it all Britney. Some can and some can’t. Maybe its high time you decide what’s truly important and get of your damn high horse before someone knocks you off it!

  7. Nancy • October 25, 2007 @ 5:31 AM

    Andrew: No, I don’t do drugs, get drunk and crash my car.

    Lips comment: Too funny!! LOL.

    StarSam: I have a life. YOU better get spell check!! I am not denying that she is self-centered, and I am not saying that what she is doing is right, but if she spent ONE minute on her cell phone in the presence of that monitor, the article above would be the outcome and we all know it!! You need to stop judging ME, because I am not a bad parent. My children are just much older than Britney’s and do not require the attention of 1 and 2 year olds. Any parent who has ever (in the presence of their child(ren)) talked to someone or drove is not giving their child(ren) 100%, because all things can be a distraction. You are OBVIOUSLY, OBVIOUSLY, NOT a parent!! Wait until you have children—–most do not like to listen to their parents…and please don’t criticize me until you have walked a mile in my shoes. And I am sure Britney would tell you the same thing!!

  8. Ed Davis • October 25, 2007 @ 7:22 AM

    “You cant have it all Britney.”

    Gimme More is the song of the year!

  9. Karen • October 26, 2007 @ 1:44 AM

    Well for someone who doesn’t want to be judged shouldn’t judge others then. That’s a total contradiction in itself.

    For one, if you really need to know…my focus is totally on my child. I don’t drive, we are green focused and walk or take the bus where ever we go. When my child is my presence, my focus is on her. If someone other than my child wants my attention, they can wait until I am finished talking with my child. If “you” really want to be picky…then 95% is focused on her, the other 5% is when she is in school and even then I am involved there too. So if you want people to stop picking you apart…practice what you preach.

    Everyone is allowed an opinion whether you like it or not. That’s the last time I focus any more attention on Britney Spears. It seems like she can get all the attention she needs all on her own. All everyone seems to do is pick each other’s words apart and I, for one, could care less what anyone thinks of me and what I say.

    Oh, by the way, I guess I must have the greatest kid because she does listen to me…just like I listen to her and what she has to say. Yes, life can be that good. To me, its a piece of cake.

  10. Anonymous • October 26, 2007 @ 7:58 PM

    If you spend so much time with your kid, where do you find the time to sit around posting crap on the net? Seems to me that Britney takes precedence over your precious daughter if you have the time to read this garbage and type up these never ending posings. If you really want to help your kid, set an example and GET A JOB.

  11. Nancy • October 27, 2007 @ 2:53 AM

    My Karen, I wasn’t even talking to you or about you, I was speaking to this, Starsam person, and I have every right to tell him/her not to judge me! You seem to be pretty self-righteous for someone who “could care less what anyone thinks of me and what I say.” Maybe your kid is great, so are mine, I just have more than one and they tend to squabble amongst each other…normal sibling rivalry! I never said that I don’t ‘listen’ to my children, did I? Of course I do! Oh, and for someone so…. “green focused”, have you ever seen that BIG, BLACK, cloud of smoke that comes out of the exhaust of city transit??? My car has not emit that much or that colour of exhaust, and will not, in its entire life span!!!

  12. Nancy • October 27, 2007 @ 2:55 AM

    Oh, and yay!! Anonymous is starting to get his ‘parts’!!!

  13. Karen • October 27, 2007 @ 4:39 AM

    There are plenty of ways to be green focused and in my town…I swear is as bad as a big city when it comes to exhaust. What BC needs to do is to start a program like Alberta’s. You legally have to have your car checked every year and if its not in the greatest running order…you have to fix it first before you can keep driving it. I wish people would be more green. Its not just the bus, there’s carpooling. I could go on. Don’t worry, I won’t.

    As for you Anonymous…look at the time that I left messages. It doesn’t take long and my child happens to be sleeping and yet, I find time to look in on her whenever I can. Now, who is wasting their time on here!! What a hypocrite! Why are you on here then? At least some of us can actually use our names. My typing speed happens to be 70 wpm, it doesn’t take long to leave a message. So why do you care what I do with the little bit of free time I have? Don’t assume I don’t work. Yeah, I can see it takes forever to type a few sentences! Well, maybe it does for you…

  14. Karen • October 27, 2007 @ 4:43 AM

    By the way, I know all about squabbling Nancy. I have siblings and the squabbling doesn’t stop, ever. Though it is nice when they get along though isn’t it?

  15. Nancy • October 27, 2007 @ 5:34 AM

    Since you don’t have a car, I think I can safely assume that you have never checked out the price tag on getting a vehicles emissions checked….let alone checked EVERY year!! I do keep my car repaired and up to standard, but as a single parent, I would not be able to afford emissions testing every year. If it was reasonably affordable, maybe it would be a good idea, but….debate me now….I really think that global warming is not ‘man made’, that it is and was, many centuries ago, a natural part of nature. A cleanse!!

    I’ll be waiting….

  16. Karen • October 27, 2007 @ 5:24 PM

    Actually, I believe half the stuff that was man made is the problem. I try not to pick on people. I just can’t stand b.s. Hey, that’s a funny. Her initials actually are what I feel about her. Miss Spears that is. I guess you would think after so many screw ups, one after another…she would get it. She is lucky to get so many chances. Most parents would not. What makes her so different?

    I stay as green as possible. I don’t mean that comment should be aimed at you. Every province or state should come up with that for vehicles. I have bought a vehicle for a friend but never for myself. To me, it is cheaper to take the bus and the town I am in do have green buses. Literally, there isn’t a heck of a lot of black smoke coming out of them at all. The expense is worth it.

    To me, nature is natural and it won’t stay that way if people don’t pitch in. As for you Anonymous, comment away, I like to argue. If you don’t like my long posings as you put them…don’t read them. How hard is it to skip to the next one? Do you need to know what my child is up to now? She’s not even a few feet away…lol. Come on people, you have to learn to laugh at yourself, its not healthy to keep it in.

  17. Anonymous • October 27, 2007 @ 10:38 PM

    Karen, pardon me…I didnt realize you do your postings so late at night. One is at 4:00am! How do you manage to be bright and cheery throughout the day with your daughter when you stay up all night posting your “never ending commentaries”. Maybe your daughter is lulled to sleep by the comforting and soothing sound of your pounding on the keyboard. Nothing like a good night sleep to get the mind fuelled for school. I tend to do my surfing, postings etc a little earlier….I have to get up to get my kids off to school, and then go to work. Actually, I think I get up around the time you go to bed. I wish I had 5% of my time to sit around a classroom looking like an involved mom who puts her kids first. Unfortunately, I have to go to work so I can pay for orthodontists, hockey, singing lessons, tutoring etc. And I drive everywhere I go, even a block to the corner store. But, we are also a green family who hasnt had a garbage bag at the curb in over a year. I believe in being green, but not at the expense of my kids quality of life, nor at the expense of the people that we help in our community. I too am a single parent of two teens (honour roll yearly), work full-time, attend kids activities every night and do volunteer work as a family for various charitable organizations in the community. But, I am far from mother that you are. I get pissed when my kids are arguing, dont clean their rooms, when they volunteer me to drive all their friends around even though they have two parents sitting at home and when they WONT GIVE ME TWO MINUTES TO MYSELF so I can shave my damn legs! I dont want to cook for them every night, sometimes I throw out their clothes, nail polish, make-up etc if I ask them to pick up their stuff and they dont. But, they are confident achievers with high morals and character. They do not judge others and have a high degree of compassion for animals, seniors and those that are victims of poverty. They are truly happy kids with a great outlook on life. And if you can believe it, they really like me! I dont feel proud of myself and whatever type of parenting skills I have. I feel proud of who and what my children are becoming and hope that I had some influence to guide them to this level. Those who are truly great at something are confident in themselves and their self worth and don’t go around telling everyone how great they are and what they sacrifice for their kids. It’s when you doubt yourself and feel like a fake that you need to prove to the world that you are great at what you do. Truly great people are much too gracious to be tooting their own horn. I think it’s great that everyone compliments you on your child and what a wonderful job you are doing, but let others compliment your parenting skills. It’s unbecoming when you do it yourself. Besides, only you and your child know what kind of mother you are and you should take comfort in that, not in what other people say.

  18. Anonymous • October 27, 2007 @ 10:41 PM

    Sorry Karen,
    Forgot one thing, Gina’s the name. I’ll post it from now on.

  19. Karen • October 28, 2007 @ 1:03 AM

    Hey Gina…I guess I am not the only one doing books. Lighten up. I do get a lot of compliments from a lot of people. I can’t help that. She’s the reason I get them. I guess I should have called her Angel instead because she makes my job so easy as a parent. By the way, they do Eastern standard time here, so knock off three hours. If you need to know more of why I don’t sleep very well is I have health issues. I am used to it. I know how to take a lot of pain. I multi-task with the best of them. I deal with what life dealt me and it just makes me a stronger person. Yes, I know what it is like to do it all too. I know all about the extra fees and play dates and extra lessons, volunteering what have you. I know! We could go on. All mothers should be given more than just a gold star for being exemplary role models for our children. Well, I guess I am not the only one unbecoming, you gave us a big list of what makes you a great mother. There is nothing wrong with it. If I am unbecoming then that is your opinion and you are welcome to it. I am proud of my child and even prouder to be her mother.

    Did I say sit around the classroom? No, I did not. I am involved which can mean a lot of different things which I don’t think everyone has the time to read. I do more than sit around, so don’t judge me there. I am the only parent in this household. I do everything. I have no complaints about that.

    As I said before it doesn’t take long for me to do this. Should I apologize to you for taking a few minutes out of my day to do something I actually like? You make it sound like it takes forever to type a few paragraphs out. It doesn’t.

    I am sure when she is a teenager that I will have to worry about clothes lying around, make up, boys but not as of yet. I also do not have to hear bickering because hey, I have one child. I had a hard enough time having her. She is my miracle and if you really want to know she saved my life in more ways than anyone will ever know. Its not me tooting my horn, SHE is the reason that I can.

  20. Gina • October 28, 2007 @ 9:15 AM

    “I dont feel proud of myself and whatever type of parenting skills I have.”

    I’m glad, because I don’t like the things I’m hearing.

  21. Anonymous • October 28, 2007 @ 9:24 AM

    “She is lucky to get so many chances. Most parents would not. What makes her so different?”

    She’s BRITNEY SPEARS, that’s what! Her impact on society has made her a legend; when YOU can say the same, THEN you can talk! Until then…

  22. Honest Phil • October 28, 2007 @ 9:36 AM

    “I get pissed when my kids are arguing, dont clean their rooms, when they volunteer me to drive all their friends around even though they have two parents sitting at home and when they WONT GIVE ME TWO MINUTES TO MYSELF so I can shave my damn legs!”

    The simple answer is to send your kids to bootcamp; you’ll have more time for yourself and be able to date whenever you want.

  23. Gina • October 28, 2007 @ 10:49 AM

    Hmmm, boot camp. Never thought of that. Thanks for the advice Phil.

    Karen, I have been a little unfair in my comments to you. I guess that I don’t really feel proud that I am a parent; that is an easy accomplishment; one night can turn you into a parent. I feel more honoured and blessed that I have the opportunity to experience motherhood and all the ups and downs that come along with the responsibility. I shouldn’t be dissecting other peoples choice of words; they all add up to the same thing. This message board has gone from Britney to cheap shots at people that are taking the time to give their opinions on her situation and I am the guiltiest one here!

  24. Anonymous • October 28, 2007 @ 11:29 AM

    “The simple answer is to send your kids to bootcamp; youll have more time for yourself and be able to date whenever you want.”

    Sorry to burst your bubble Phil…Sitting in a tub shaving your legs does not = date or even men for that matter. My guess is that your mrs has long given up on grooming, unless she has a date that is.

  25. Anonymous • October 28, 2007 @ 11:34 AM

    She is lucky to get so many chances. Most parents would not. What makes her so different?

    I work with underprivileged children in my city and frankly, most people get more chances than she does.

  26. Gina • October 28, 2007 @ 1:32 PM

    “Sitting in a tub shaving your legs does not = date or even men for that matter.”

    I’m pretty sure Britney has someone shave her legs for her, but I may be wrong about that.

  27. Honest Phil • October 28, 2007 @ 1:34 PM

    “Sorry to burst your bubble PhilSitting in a tub shaving your legs does not = date”

    What about a shower?

  28. Gina • October 28, 2007 @ 2:27 PM

    I’d like someone to shave my legs ;)))

  29. Gina • October 28, 2007 @ 3:06 PM

    and give me a shower. That would definitely = date

  30. Gina • October 28, 2007 @ 10:04 PM

    My husband is less hairy than I am.

  31. Karen • October 28, 2007 @ 11:15 PM

    I love a man with smooth legs! 🙂

  32. Anonymous • October 28, 2007 @ 11:37 PM

    I love a smooth man with legs LOL

  33. Karen • October 29, 2007 @ 2:38 AM

    Hopefully there’s another Karen on here because that was not me who said that. And actually yes, I would a prefer a man with smooth legs…..lol. No sweat G…I take no offense….I am only surprised that her situation has to be so complicated. The best thing she could do is step out of the spotlight for awhile whether her record is coming out or not. Kids are supposed to come first. That’s me though. I do the best I can with what I got. As I suppose all the rest of you parents out there do too.

  34. Karen • October 29, 2007 @ 4:03 AM

    Oh, and Cate Blanchett is a man.

  35. Gina • October 29, 2007 @ 9:24 AM

    Well isn’t that interesting. Someone has used Gina to post and it wasn’t me. I wondered if there was another Gina as well.

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