The one parenting tactic to avoid at all costs

A wonderful article by Kasey Edwards.


Shame, it seems, has become the parenting strategy of choice when all else fails.

Take the recent case of 13-year-old Izabel Laxamana who committed suicide after her father cut off her hair because she disobeyed him by using social media.

'Was it worth it?' her father reportedly asks while videoing her abasement.

'No', Izabel replies.

'How many times did I warn you?' he asks.

'A lot.'