I’m such a pushover when it comes to punishing my son Trey. What can I say, I’ll threaten to take away video games, make him do extra chores, go to bed early…BUT it NEVER happens!
Parents would you ever use a form of public humiliation as punishment for your kids. Read how a Utah mom taught her daughter a lesson on bullying with a very unique punishment.
When a Utah mother learned her fourth-grade daughter was making fun of a classmate’s low-dollar wardrobe, she came up with a creative way to teach a lesson: She required her daughter to wear outdated thrift store clothes to school.
“If she chooses to be a bully after this, then at some point in her life, she’s going to be on the other side and she’ll know what it really feels like,” said the mother, Ally, during an interview with Fox 13 in Salt Lake City. ”And I think now that she knows what it feels like, and she doesn’t want to be that person anymore because she knows how hurtful it is.”
Ally, who is technically the stepmother to 10-year-old Kaylee, said she learned about her daughter’s bullying through the young girls’ teacher.
“She would take her out on the playground and call her names, and tell her she was a slob and tell her she dressed like a sleaze,” said Ally, who withheld her name to prevent further embarrassing Kaylee. “Someone not wanting to go to school anymore based off of something that one other little person said to them. I mean, that’s huge, that’s damaging.”
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Sound off: What’s the craziest form of public punishment you’ve witnessed/heard of?