Mar 6, 2011
Jan, I definitely see your points about "beating a dead horse"
with children and consequences. Your points are valid. I'm
sure I responded without carefully understanding the unique and
individual situation of both of those boys and their offenses.
I could tell that Judy felt "not supported" by the principal
and perhaps that is the result of her knowledge of those two
children and their prior offenses and impulses. You make very
good points about sometimes the "visit" to the principal is
just consequence enough! I know if my own kids had had
to "visit" the principal, they probably would have peed their