8 year old girl sent to bedroom as punishment hangs ‘help me’ sign out bedroom window
** This article is a work of nonfiction based on actual events as shared with me by a friend who experienced them firsthand; used with permission. **. Being a parent is never easy, even for the parent who has been a foster parent or a step-parent and raised many children. My friend Shay had recently gotten married and her new husband had custody of his 2 children. The girl was 8 years old and the boy was 5 years old.
The Fate of the NYC Bike Path Attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, Hangs in the Balance as the Jury Debates the Death Penalty
In 2017, a Halloween day truck attack in New York City resulted in the deaths of eight innocent people. Now, a jury will decide whether or not Sayfullo Saipov, the man who carried out the attack, should face the death penalty. The case has sparked emotional testimony from family members of the victims and gruesome images of the crime scene have been presented in court.
Disgraced Lawyer Sentenced to Life for Murder of Wife and Son
Alex Murdaugh, a disgraced lawyer, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife and son. The sentencing was a dramatic moment in court, with the judge speaking in harsh terms about Murdaugh's actions. Judge Clifton Newman spoke at length about the heartbreaking nature of the case, noting that Murdaugh's wife and son will "come and visit" him whenever he tries to sleep.
Teen girl's father forbade her from studying as punishment. "She gave us no other choice."
The majority of parents who have teenagers who are stubborn and disruptive have probably tried all in their power to bring their children under control, but to no effect. It would appear that the more a parent tries to address their child's "acting-out" behavior, the more severe the conduct gets. It is not uncommon for parents to express their frustration by stating, "I've tried everything with this child, and nothing works!"
New Jersey considers tougher penalties for burglary
TRENTON, NJ. - New Jersey is considering a new bill that would upgrade the crime of burglary from a third-degree to a second-degree crime. The bill proposes amending N.J.S.2C:18-2 and P.L.1997, c.117, which would make burglary a second-degree crime if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly inflicts, attempts to inflict, or threatens to inflict bodily injury on anyone during the offense, or if they are armed with or display what appears to be explosives or a deadly weapon.
History: Head Roller Derby
Okay, so it wasn't really a derby that Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin created, but it sure appeared that way. Like a twisted version of the bowling alley game, more than 10,000 people lost their heads during the Reign of Terror between January 1793 and July 1794.
After being denied food as a form of punishment in childhood, this woman learns the impact of childhood trauma
*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events I experienced firsthand; used with permission. In my community growing up, food was a scarce resource. In a bid to stay alive, raise their children, and fill their tummies, many parents and children alike spent hours doing manual labor. This helped them get money so they can put food on the table. From around the age of 7 years, I remember we would go to the well-to-do neighbors during the weekends and spend all day tilling their land in exchange for a kilo or two of corn. I didn’t mind doing the manual work or nursing the pain in my back for spending the whole day under the scorching sun tilling the land, but there was an issue that really bothered me given our socio-economic status.
Oklahoma Mom Upset After Her Child Was Forced to Wall Sit As a Punishment
The punishment may not always fit the 'crime'. An Oklahoma mother was so upset that a teacher forced her third-grader to perform a 15-minute 'wall sit' as a punishment that she is taking him out of class until the school district takes care of the situation appropriately.
Missouri school district legalizes spanking in schools
Courthouse in Cassville, MissouriWikimedia Commons. Missouri's Cassville School District has opted to reinstate a practice that many perceive as barbaric and inhumane -- corporal punishment. The new policy specifically condones spanking and paddling in schools as a means of discipline.
Fiction: Love Rewards, Hate Punishes!
Some of the people we hate are enjoying their lives with their actions. Hearts are made from flowers.Image by Annelise Lords. “So, your marriage failed!” Marjory said to her daughter Linda, sitting on the sofa in tears. “You are alive with all the resources you need to move on! Life is going on. You got to move with it!”
"She didn't want my daughter to play with her phone" Stepmom slammed for punishing her stepdaughter
What is and what is not allowed when it comes to punishing a step child?. "Stay in your lane. That’s not your place. Back off, you’re not their mom. You’re just a stepmom"
12-year-old girl locked out of the house by her father's girlfriend
Proper punishment for your child is necessary for them to develop empathy for others, instill accountability, and gain self-control. According to Canadian Medical Association,. 20 years ago, the physical punishment of children was generally accepted worldwide and was considered an appropriate method of eliciting behavioural compliance that was conceptually distinct from physical abuse.