From the Huffington Post:
Ronda Holder is forcing her 15-year-old son, James Mond III, to stand on a street corner with a sign around his neck that says: "I did four questions on my FCAT and said I wasn't going to do it … GPA 1.22 … honk if I need education."
Holder says her son will appreciate it some day.
Holder said she wants other parents and kids to pay attention. So far, it's working; she says one man honked all the way around the corner.
Could this punishment have been inspired by the "Tiger Mother" buzz? It definitely seems like an Amy Chua-approved parenting practice (except she'd probably have had him playing a violin on the corner, too).
We hope this passionate (and creative) mother's approach gets results beyond just honks and humiliation. Check in next semester and let us know, Ms. Holder.
Read more at the Huffington Post.
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