Thursday, February 7, 2008

Early Candidate for Mother of the Year (Updated with video and first runner-up nominee)

Now THIS is parenting...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville boy received a very public punishment from his mother after getting in trouble in class.

The boy had to stand across the street from his school with a sign that read: "I was rude to my teacher. I can't come to school. I'm sorry."

The second grader's mom said she wanted to teach her son that there were consequences for making bad choices.


Update: Here's the video of the repentant child:

Did he just say "Yes Sir"? Now I am even more impressed. Here's the mom:

Now for the nominee for "First Runner Up...Mother of the Year" (not):

An Indiana woman was arrested Wednesday on charges she gave her 11-year-old daughter alcohol and marijuana as a birthday gift, according to reports.

Davita Fuller, 26, of Anderson, Ind., has been charged with one felonious count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after cops alleged the woman offered beer and pot to her daughter and three of her friends during a birthday party on Feb. 1, according to reports by and

Fuller's daughter accepted the invitation, according to eyewitnesses.

"They saw her tip the alcohol beverage up and they saw her inhale what they described as a blunt," Det. Joel Sandefur of the Anderson Police Department told

The video is here...


Buckley F. WIlliams said...

Saw this on Fox News this morning. Absolutely top-notch parenting. If more people took this approach, we'd have a lot fewer children with the attitude that they are entitled to do whatever they want whenever they want to. Just because they want to.

Of course, that would decimate the Democratic Party in the process as well.

I believe that's what they call a win-win.

Nigel said...

Thanks Buckley...I wonder if there is video up yet that I can post...