Tag Archives: Punishment

A child’s misdeeds lead to a heart-melting question

My least favorite part of parenting is punishing my children. As any doting dad worth his weight in ice cream sprinkles, I like to believe that Celeste and Gavin are perfect and can do no wrong. But then the sound … Continue reading

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Hot sauce is a condiment, not punishment


The story and video of a mother in Alaska disciplining her 7-year-old son with hot sauce and a cold shower has gone viral on the Internet, and resulted in child abuse charges placed against her. That she committed the act … Continue reading

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