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This video of a Trinidadian mother beating her twelve-year-old daughter went viral. It got divided reactions. Some thought the beating was well deserved others saw it as child abuse. I have watched this video a few times myself and have formed my opinion based on what I saw.

The child in question did not strike me as one that was overly disrespectful, the beating went for what I consider as way too long and at no time did she get aggressive or try to disrespect her mother. She did not strike me as a bad child. The things children see impact greatly on the things they in turn do. They see all these stars posing like strippers and people glorify them and they think maybe I can look that good too.

The mother said she spoke to the child several times about her behavior and that is sometimes the error that parents make. First of all let me clarify cursing a child is not talking to that child and instead of talking to the child it is better to talk with the child in that way actual dialogue takes place between you and the child. Another point I want to make is if you are going to give a child a computer and internet access you must be prepared to monitor what that child is doing. If the child has a Facebook page you need to have a Facebook page as well so you can monitor what is going on.

This mother is clearly concerned about her daughter getting pregnant at an early age but if she believes beating the crap out of her daughter is going to prevent that she is sadly mistaken. What she can do is use the internet to her advantage. Show her daughter videos of teenagers struggling to raise children on their own because they made the wrong choices. Education and not fear is what is going to make a difference.

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  1. willowdot21 says:

    I do not like this it was hard to click like but . Fear is no way to teach, this is abuse . She should of spoken calmly and privately to her child not beaten her publicly on youtube… it was dreadful to watch!

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  2. grieflessons says:

    Looks like You Tube showed better judgement than the mother did by taking the video offline. You give good advice. I can’t tell what the daughter did to prompt this behavior on the part of the mother. How bad were her Facebook pictures? Of course nothing justifies the mother’s behavior. I only hope the mother learned her lesson and will be better able to guide her child by non-aggressive behavior.

    Thanks for dropping by and “liking” my blog as well.

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