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> sitting quietly

...what does this mean? Is this something that children can do?

yes, for minutes at a time!

Of course.

Both my wife and I have taken our kid to our respective offices and it was fine. She just sat there drawing and playing on her tablet. This was when she was 6-7 years old.

Not all kids are brats.

And not all kids are content with sitting inactive, quietly, in a chair for 8+ hours. The fact that they are energetic, inquisitive, and have a need for attention from their parents does not make them "brats".

Not all kids are 6-7 years old. And I assume you're talking about occasional visits rather than a daily replacement for childcare or a nanny.

Are you drugging your children? What are you doing to suck the energy out of them that they can sit in an office for hours without recess to run?

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