The latest headlining story about parents publicly humiliating their kids is a shocker — even compared to the sandwich board Michael Bell Sr. devised for his son or the dad who embarrassed his toddler on Reddit. This one, in fact, is so clearly cruel and abusive that authorities have placed the girl involved and all her siblings in foster care.
The humiliating punishment, meted out by a Fridley, Minnesota mom, was called "diaper duty": she shaved the head of her 12-year-old daughter and locked her outside for more than 30 minutes wearing just a diaper and a tank top. The pre-teen's offense was getting an "F" on her report card.
How do you handle bad grades?