By Meryl Ain, Ed.D.
Talesha Roberson, a mom from Spokane, Washington, recently decided to teach her 14-year-old son a lesson when he stole an iPod from a student at his school. He had stolen many things before and his mother was disgusted and frustrated. So, she had him sit in their driveway and hold up a sign that said, ”I am a thief; I like to steal.”
This latest incident comes on the heals of the famousYouTube rant by North Carolina dad Tommy Jordanwhen he shot his 15-year-old daughter’s laptop and then posted the video on YouTube and Facebook. His actions came after his daughter Hannah posted a message on her Facebook page complaining that she was tired of picking up after her dad and that she should be paid for her chores.